Definition of aplomb:
belief, assuredness, self-assurance, equanimity, coolness, composure, sang-froid, collectedness, feelings, poise, cool, confidence, imperturbableness, attitude, nonchalance, balance, imperturbability, unflappability, self-possession, assurance, self-confidence, calm.
The aplomb of the young generally means complacency; but one who is young and shy, and yet has the grace to think about the convenience and pleasure of others, can be the most perfect companion in the world.- "At Large", Arthur Christopher Benson.
- "Emily Brontë", A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson.
- "Press Cuttings", George Bernard Shaw.