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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care.

Usage examples (39)
  • Few can imagine such apparent nonchalance from people who know they are shortly about to die, let alone undertake such a callous act.
  • There's a certain nonchalance that people kind of ...
  • Gene Taylor used to be my Rep.; always thought he was a decent guy for a Conservadem but his nonchalance is sickening.
  • Her nonchalance was a pose she'd affected to hide her despair. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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