Definition of Nonchalant

1. Adjective. Marked by blithe unconcern. "Was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner"

Exact synonyms: Casual, Insouciant
Similar to: Unconcerned
Derivative terms: Casualness, Insouciance, Nonchalance



Definition of Nonchalant

1. a. Indifferent; careless; cool.

Definition of Nonchalant

1. Adjective. Casually calm and relaxed. ¹

2. Adjective. Indifferent; unconcerned; behaving as if detached. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nonchalant

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonchalant

noncerebral
noncerebrovascular
nonceremonial
noncerium
noncertifiable
noncertificate
noncertificated
noncertified
noncervical
nonces
noncesium
nonchain
nonchains
nonchalance
nonchalances
nonchalant (current term)
nonchalantly
nonchalky
nonchallenged
nonchallenging
nonchanged
nonchanging
nonchaos
nonchaotic
noncharacter
noncharacteristic
noncharacteristically
noncharacters
nonchargeable
noncharged

Literary usage of Nonchalant

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1. A dictionary of the Greek and English languages: with a table of proper by Johannes Pervanoglu (1894)
"... to be slothful, idle, lazy nonchalant. ... slothful, idle, lazy sluggish nonchalant. ... nonchalant ..."

2. An Overland Journey to Lisbon at the Close of 1846: With a Picture of the by Terence McMahon Hughes (1847)
"Count Chevrette, the Parisian Merveilleux.—The dancer put to his mettle.—The Rencontre.—The Rendezvous.—A nonchalant supper, and a talk about ..."

3. Essay on the Archaeology of Our Popular Phrases: Terms and Nursery Rhymes by John Bellenden Ker (1840)
"Laura, louw, cool in habit and nature, cold, indifferent, nonchalant. " The main maxim of his philosophy was to trust to " his senses and FOLLOW ..."

4. The French Verb Newly Treated: An Easy, Uniform, and Synthetic Method of Its by Amédée Esclangon (1895)
"J'ai l'esprit paisible et nonchalant Et de contrarier je n'ai pas le talent. ... nonchalant de, to not care for. Etre nonchalant des dires du monde Une ..."

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