Definition of blasé in English:

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Pronunciation: /bläˈzā/


Unimpressed or indifferent to something because one has experienced or seen it so often before: she was becoming quite blasé about the dangers
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  • The perception that has been transmitted is one of blasé indifference.
  • I was outraged by the blasé attitude of the programme manager for the environmental authority.
  • Composing myself, in my most blasé tone I casually asked the proprietor if he'd consider breaking up the set.
indifferent, unconcerned, uncaring, casual, nonchalant, offhand, uninterested, apathetic, unimpressed, unmoved, surfeited, jaded, unresponsive, phlegmatic
informal laid-back


Early 19th century: French, past participle of blaser 'cloy', probably ultimately of Germanic origin.

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Syllabification: bla·sé

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