Definition of nonchalance in English:



  • [mass noun] The state of being nonchalant.

    ‘an air of nonchalance’
    • ‘The screen projections were cool, and the nonchalance of the band provided enough room to get into their music.’
    • ‘Nevertheless, playing the field required a certain nonchalance and confidence neither of which I appeared to be able to muster.’
    • ‘I, for one, should not be surprised by Rochford's nonchalance.’
    • ‘His nonchalance and cool attitude towards her was really beginning to bug her in more ways than one.’
    • ‘They can give a Saturday morning hangover at the coffee bar an air of elegant nonchalance.’
    unconcern, lack of concern, indifference, heedlessness, relaxedness, calm, calmness, equanimity, coolness, composure, casualness, ease, easy-going attitude, airiness, carefreeness, frivolousness, carelessness
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