aplomb
[ uh-plom ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Late 18th century; French from French, from à plomb ‘according to a plumb line’
Synonyms
  • confidence
  • poise
Antonyms
  • fear
Definition
imperturbable self-possession, poise, or assurance
Example
The attorney received new evidence in his favor and walked into the courtroom with aplomb.
Usage Over Time

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