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 ?
Duncan found it difficult to assume the necessary appearance of unconcern, as he brushed the dark and powerful frames of the savages who thronged its threshold; but, conscious that his existence depended on his presence of mind, he trusted to the discretion of his companion, whose footsteps he closely followed, endeavoring, as he proceeded, to rally his thoughts for the occasion.
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.
As you please," said Dunstan, rapping the window-seat again with an air of great unconcern.
And that personage who appears there with a crown on his head and a sceptre in his hand is the Emperor Charlemagne, the supposed father of Melisendra, who, angered to see his son-in-law's inaction and unconcern, comes in to chide him; and observe with what vehemence and energy he chides him, so that you would fancy he was going to give him half a dozen raps with his sceptre; and indeed there are authors who say he did give them, and sound ones too; and after having said a great deal to him about imperilling his honour by not effecting the release of his wife, he said, so the tale runs,
This apparent unconcern explained her son's refusal to make a sacrifice for this marriage of his LIBERAL opinions,--the term "liberal" having lately been created for the Emperor Alexander by, I think, Madame de Stael, through the lips of Benjamin Constant.
She opened her eyes, and we all started as she said, sweetly and seemingly with the utmost unconcern.
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.
This man's se- rene unconcern dealt him a measure of con- fidence, for he had known him since childhood, and from his intimate knowledge he did not see how he could be capable of anything that was beyond him, the youth.
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.
On the day following this affair, three Crows came into Captain Bonneville's camp, with the most easy, innocent, if not impudent air imaginable; walking about with the imperturbable coolness and unconcern, in which the Indian rivals the fine gentleman.
Young Edwards was hourly becoming more familiarized to his situation, and not infrequently mingled in the parties with an unconcern and gayety that for a short time would expel all unpleasant recollections from his mind.
It is surprising to see with what fearless unconcern these savages venture in their light barks upon the roughest and most tempestuous seas.