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Meaning of APLOMB

Pronunciation:  u'plâm

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  great coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"
 

APLOMB is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: assuredness, cool, poise, sang-froid, self-possession
 
 See Also: calm, calmness, composure, equanimity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A`plomb"\, n. [F., lit. perpendicularity; ? to + plomb
lead. See {Plumb}.]
Assurance of manner or of action; self-possession.

 
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 Related Terms: assurance, balance, balanced personality, composure, confidence, constancy, constraint, control, cool, coolness, discipline, ease, easiness, equability, equanimity, equilibrium, erectness, fastness, firmness, homeostasis, imperturbability, independence, invariability, level head, levelheadedness, nerve, nonchalance, orthogonality, perpendicularity, plumbness, plungingness, poise, possession, precipitousness, presence of mind, reliability, restraint, right-angledness, right-angularity, rootedness, sangfroid, sang-froid, savoir faire, secureness, security, self-assurance, self-command, self-confidence, self-conquest, self-control, self-denial, self-discipline, self-government, self-mastery, self-possession, self-restraint, sheerness, solidity, soundness, squareness, stability, stable equilibrium, stable state, steadfastness, steadiness, steady nerves, steady state, steepness, substantiality, undeflectability, uniformity, unshakable nerves, unshakableness, up-and-downness, uprightness, verticalism, verticality, verticalness, well-regulated mind
 

 

 

 

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