ijzerenheinig

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09:21 Jun 26, 2018
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Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Psychology
Dutch term or phrase: ijzerenheinig
stoïcijns flegmatiek
ongestoord gingen zij door met hun werk
Fred


Summary of answers provided
3imperturbable
Michael Beijer


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37 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
imperturbable


Explanation:
see e.g.: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ijzerenheinig

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Etymology: Equivalent to ijzeren hein (“iron fence”) +‎ -ig (“-y; -ed”), with the former part a compound of ijzeren (“iron”) +‎ hein (“physical demarcation between fields”).

English: imperturbable

Synonyms: onverstoorbaar

(https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ijzerenheinig )


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Note added at 40 mins (2018-06-26 10:01:28 GMT)
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some English synonyms:

imperturbable
imperturbably
imperturbed
phlegmatic
stolid
unflappable

Michael Beijer
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Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks: correct translation, I know there is an other word for it, once used bij The Economist, but I forgot.

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