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Meaning of NONCHALANT

Pronunciation:  `nânshu'lânt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  marked by blithe unconcern; "an ability to interest casual students"; "showed a casual disregard for cold weather"; "an utterly insouciant financial policy"; "an elegantly insouciant manner"; "drove his car with nonchalant abandon"; "was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner"
 

NONCHALANT is a 10 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: casual, insouciant, unconcerned
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Non`cha`lant"\, a. [F., fr. non not (L. non) +
chaloir to concern one's self for, fr. L. calere to be warm,
to be inflamed with desire, to be troubled. See {Non-}, and
{Caldron}.]
Indifferent; careless; cool.

 
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