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Not worried or concerned:‘she was unbothered by the mess in the sink’
serene, tranquil, relaxed, unruffled, unperturbed, unflustered, undisturbed, unagitated, unmoved, unbothered, untroubledView synonyms
- ‘The Native Hawaiian government would be unbothered by the ‘irritants’ of the U.S. Constitution.’
- ‘He does not, however, engage those issues here, leaving his exposition unbothered by the sorts of scholarly concerns that are uppermost in much current study.’
- ‘Children are left uninterrupted, undistracted, unbothered; their distinctness and separateness are respected.’
- ‘He was stretched out on top of the Barren Tavern's roof, hands folded behind his head, looking as peaceful and unbothered as was possible to look.’
- ‘For many feminists, it may come as a shock to hear how unbothered many young women at the nation's top schools are by the strictures of traditional roles.…’
- ‘But then I'm also amazed at how many people who favor the Death Penalty are unbothered by the number of folks who are apparently convicted in error.’
- ‘This sentence is especially for those teenagers who waste their life on unrequited love totally unbothered about the faith and trust their parents have on their future!’
- ‘For this reason, I am unbothered by their scanty 1 year warranty.’
- ‘If I spend the day at the computer, ignoring the screen and working almost entirely by sound using screen reader software, I am unbothered by sight loss.’
- ‘Though generally unbothered by the public (Scott doesn't get so much as a second glance here today), it's amazing how, when he is recognised, it's with great enthusiasm, he says.’
- ‘Emmott claims to be unbothered by the uncertainty.’
- ‘Voters seem unbothered, noting the centre-Left spent five years squandering opportunities to resolve the issue.’
- ‘For a decade journalists and politicians have obsessed over this topic, unbothered whether they were leaving voters and readers cold.’
- ‘Rich, beautiful and apparently unbothered by regular people's concerns, she swoops in and out of Dan's life when the script calls for it.’
- ‘As an ordinary student, he could go and buy a newspaper from the local shop unhindered and unbothered by the press.’
- ‘He remains unbothered by the signs of slowdown in the economy, believing that if it proves to be more than a blip the Bank of England has plenty of scope to cut interest rates.’
- ‘For the most part James, in his banana suit, seemed unbothered by Nicholas' shenanigans days before.’
- ‘Here we find England quiet and presumably unbothered by Africa, its supermarket car parks full, life going on as normal.’
- ‘If the government seems unbothered by problem alleyways and graffiti, then, runs the thinking, it will seem out of touch with voters themselves.’
- ‘They slope around us, unbothered by the clicking camera shutters, so close we can see their eyelashes.’
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