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.]
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unconcern

(ˌʌnkənˈsɜːn)
n
apathy or indifference
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un•con•cern

(ˌʌn kənˈsɜrn)

n.
1. absence of feeling or concern; indifference.
2. freedom from anxiety.
[1660–70]
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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"
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unconcern

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

noun
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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
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unconcern

[ˌʌnkənˈsɜːrn] ninsouciance f
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unconcern

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

(ankənˈsəːn) noun
lack of interest or anxiety. He received the news of his failure with apparent unconcern.
ˌunconˈcerned adjective
ˈunconˌcernedly (-nid-) adverb
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References in classic literature ?
"As you please," said Dunstan, rapping the window-seat again with an air of great unconcern. "It's you have got to pay Fowler's money; it's none of my business.
Topsy, with her usual air of careless drollery and unconcern; but, opposite to her, Eva, her whole face fervent with feeling, and tears in her large eyes.
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.
We must try to pass off such moments with an appearance of unconcern. In all probability, nothing requiring such care will occur.
"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.
The desire of getting out of the reach of the Galles made us press forward with great expedition, and, indeed, fear having entirely engrossed our minds, we were perhaps less sensible of all our labours and difficulties; so violent an apprehension of one danger made us look on many others with unconcern; our pains at last found some intermission at the foot of the mountains of Duan, the frontier of Abyssinia, which separates it from the country of the Moors, through which we had travelled.
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.