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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you.

Usage examples (28)
  • The sheer insouciance from the IRS towards all tax-deviant clerics following Pulpit Freedom Sundays in 2008 and 2009 leaves little precedent for a change in policy this...
  • But his carelessness--what some have the nerve to call his insouciance putting a positive, oh-so-Continental spin on good old-fashioned incompetence--was his undoing.
  • The pictures above show Smokey's parents, Sam & Braise, illustrating the concept of "méfiance" (see Sam, left) and carefree "insouciance" (see Braise, right).
  • Yet with Rangel-like insouciance, he shrugs it off. for more
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