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1‘readers think that the author is unconcerned with their responses to the text’
indifferent about, unmoved by, apathetic about, uninterested in, incurious about, uninvolved in, uninvolved with, dispassionate about, deaf to, heedless of, unmindful of, bored by
cool, remote, aloof, detached, lukewarm, unenthusiastic
concerned, interested, attentive
2‘Stanley shrugged and tried to look unconcerned’
untroubled, unworried, unperturbed, unruffled, unanxious, insouciant, nonchalant, blasé, carefree, blithe, casual, without a care in the world, serene, relaxed, at ease, devil-may-care, happy-go-lucky, cool, calm, and collected
informal laid-back, unflappable
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