unconcern


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un·con·cern

 (ŭn′kən-sûrn′)
n.
1. Lack of interest; indifference.
2. Lack of worry or apprehensiveness.

[Probably back-formation from unconcerned.]

unconcern

(ˌʌnkənˈsɜːn)
n
apathy or indifference

un•con•cern

(ˌʌn kənˈsɜrn)

n.
1. absence of feeling or concern; indifference.
2. freedom from anxiety.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unconcern - the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to careunconcern - the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern
carefreeness - the trait of being without worry or responsibility
2.unconcern - a feeling of lack of concernunconcern - a feeling of lack of concern  
feeling - the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
indifference - unbiased impartial unconcern
coldheartedness, hardheartedness, heartlessness - an absence of concern for the welfare of others
concern - a feeling of sympathy for someone or something; "She felt strong concern for those less fortunate"

unconcern

noun indifference, detachment, nonchalance, apathy, lack of interest, remoteness, insouciance, aloofness, uninterestedness Her feelings had gone from blithe unconcern to anxiety.

unconcern

noun
Translations
عَدَم الإهْتِمام
nezájem
ligegladhed
afskiptaleysi, áhugaleysi
vienaldzība
nezáujem
ilgisizlikkaygısızlık

unconcern

[ˈʌnkənˈsɜːn] N (= calm) → calma f, tranquilidad f; (in face of danger) → sangre f fría; (= lack of interest) → indiferencia f, despreocupación f

unconcern

[ˌʌnkənˈsɜːrn] ninsouciance f

unconcern

n (= lack of worry)Unbesorgtheit f, → Unbekümmertheit f; (= indifference)Gleichgültigkeit f

unconcern

(ankənˈsəːn) noun
lack of interest or anxiety. He received the news of his failure with apparent unconcern.
ˌunconˈcerned adjective
ˈunconˌcernedly (-nid-) adverb
References in classic literature ?
It bears the marks of that superb unconcern which is the characteristic of genius," replied the Ambitious Writer, contemptuously passing him by.
She smiled squarely into the face of a boy who was hurrying by with his hands buried in his overcoat, his blonde locks bobbing on his youthful temples, and a cheery smile of unconcern upon his lips.
I never ceased to be fascinated by their persistence in eating buttered toast with their gloves on, and I observed with admiration the unconcern with which they wiped their fingers on their chair when they thought no one was looking.
You owe me nothing but some trifle of 20,000 francs, which you have been saved out of your travelling expenses, so that there is not much of a score between us; -- but you must really permit me to congratulate you on the ease and unconcern with which you resigned yourself to your fate, and the perfect indifference you manifested as to the turn events might take.
With regard to herself, it was now a matter of unconcern whether she went to town or not, and when she saw her mother so thoroughly pleased with the plan, and her sister exhilarated by it in look, voice, and manner, restored to all her usual animation, and elevated to more than her usual gaiety, she could not be dissatisfied with the cause, and would hardly allow herself to distrust the consequence.
Don Quixote's cares kept him restless, so much so that he awoke Sancho and said to him, "I am amazed, Sancho, at the unconcern of thy temperament.
It is surprising to see with what fearless unconcern these savages venture in their light barks upon the roughest and most tempestuous seas.
If it were not for my sincere affection and devotion to Uncle," said she, uttering the word with peculiar assurance and unconcern, "I know his character: noble, upright.
The kitten had been placed in a large cage just before the throne, where she sat upon her haunches and gazed through the bars at the crowds around her, with seeming unconcern.
Mr Allworthy, who had settled all his affairs in this world, and was as well prepared as it is possible for human nature to be for the other, received this information with the utmost calmness and unconcern.
As you please," said Dunstan, rapping the window-seat again with an air of great unconcern.
The perpetual commendations of the lady, either on his handwriting, or on the evenness of his lines, or on the length of his letter, with the perfect unconcern with which her praises were received, formed a curious dialogue, and was exactly in union with her opinion of each.