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1. nonchalant

adjective. ['ˌnɑːnʃəˈlɑːnt'] marked by blithe unconcern.

Synonyms

  • casual
  • unconcerned

Antonyms

  • careful
  • formal
  • planned

Etymology

  • nonchalant (French)
  • nonchaloir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Nonchalant

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Example sentences of the word nonchalant


1. Adjective
Remain nonchalant and willing to walk away.

Quotes containing the word nonchalant


1. I like very dry humor. I don't like things that are over the top. I like subtlety. I like things that are nonchalant. I like characters that are sort of monotone and based in dark comedy.
- Emily Rios

2. Rohan, one of us is an unmarried man with superior mathematical abilities and no prospects for the evening. The other is a confirmed lecher in an amorous mood, with a willing and nubile young wife waiting at home. Who do you think should do the damned account books?"And, with a nonchalant wave, St. Vincent had left the office.
- Lisa Kleypas, Mine Till Midnight

3. I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
- Yves Saint Laurent

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