unconcern


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Synonyms for unconcern

the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care

a feeling of lack of concern

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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.
It bears the marks of that superb unconcern which is the characteristic of genius," replied the Ambitious Writer, contemptuously passing him by.
Is not a patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and when he has reached the ground cumbers him with help?
Josie walked the Barry fence with an airy unconcern which seemed to imply that a little thing like that wasn't worth a "dare.
The professional gentlemen, however, were not at all discomposed by this event, for Mr Scaley, leaning upon a stand on which a handsome dress was displayed (so that his shoulders appeared above it, in nearly the same manner as the shoulders of the lady for whom it was designed would have done if she had had it on), pushed his hat on one side and scratched his head with perfect unconcern, while his friend Mr Tix, taking that opportunity for a general survey of the apartment preparatory to entering on business, stood with his inventory-book under his arm and his hat in his hand, mentally occupied in putting a price upon every object within his range of vision.
Even if his black cravat and doeskin gloves, the pistols that filled his holsters, and the valise securely fastened to the crupper behind him had not combined to mark him out as a soldier, the air of unconcern that sat on his face, his regular features (scarred though they were with the smallpox), his determined manner, self-reliant expression, and the way he held his head, all revealed the habits acquired through military discipline, of which a soldier can never quite divest himself, even after he has retired from service into private life.
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.
All passiveness and unconcern had dropped from them.
Blithe unconcern in the face of horrific evidence seems to be a Fleege thing in general.
That's why a joke like that gets traction: such is their unconcern for ordinary people, such a seemingly sick action might well be true.
Galamsey in Ghana is unconcern that simply defies reason.
Its best attribute (a rare one, surely) is its apparent unconcern with slotting itself into this or that subgenre of the poetry business, and the resulting poems fairly reek of originality, even when they don't perfectly hold together.
Yes, there is value in having stock responses available for agents, but using them inappropriately or too often smacks of unconcern or insincerity.
She said he would not have committed the offence if it had not been for his serious mental disorder, and he showed "a callous unconcern for others".
The Work and Family Orientation Scale The Work and Family Orientation scale (WOFO; Spence and Helmreich 1978) is a 14-item scale that measures competitiveness, mastery, personal unconcern, and work.