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Definitions of aplomb in various dictionaries:
Self-confident assurance; poise.
noun - self-confidence
APLOMB - In classical ballet, aplomb (French pronunciation: [apl]) refers to an unwavering stability maintained during a vertical pose or movement. The word i...
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Grace under fire|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|Something done with poise & assurance is done with this|
|This word for poise or self-assurance comes from the French for "perpendicular"|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|Self-confident assurance poise. See Synonyms at confidence.|
|self-confidence or assurance, especially when in a demanding situation.|
|great coolness and composure under strain|
|confidence and style:|
|Self-confidence or assurance, especially when in a demanding situation.|
|In classical ballet, aplomb (French pronunciation: [apl]) refers to an unwavering stability maintained during a vertical pose or movement. The word is of French origin, coming from à plomb, "according to the plummet".French ballet master Jean-Étienne Despréaux used the term in 1806 to refer to the dynamic balancing that is fundamental to all well-executed ballet positions and movements. In 1887, German dance theorist Friedrich Albert Zorn analogized aplomb in dancers as "the sureness of touch of the pianist".Friedrich Zorn described aplomb in terms of both its outward appearance and its underlying technique, saying that "[a]plomb is the absolute safety in rising and falling back which results from the perpendicular attitude of the upper body and the artistic placing of the feet. By means of aplomb the dancer acquires a precision and an elegance which ensure the successful execution of every foot-movement, however artistic and difficult, and thereby creates a pleasing and a satisfactory|