Definition of insouciant in English:

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insouciant

Pronunciation: /inˈso͞osēənt/
/inˈso͞oSHənt/

adjective

Showing a casual lack of concern; indifferent: an insouciant shrug
More example sentences
  • Extant anthropoids appear to be blithely insouciant to such syndromes.
  • They always seemed so blasé, so effortlessly cool; insouciant, suntanned, with great clothes.
  • But whatever the insouciant stage persona said, underneath Smith desperately wanted approval.
Synonyms
nonchalant, untroubled, unworried, unruffled, unconcerned, indifferent, blasé, heedless, careless;
relaxed, calm, equable, serene, composed, easy, easygoing, carefree, free and easy, happy-go-lucky, lighthearted, airy, blithe, mellow
informal cool, laid-back, slaphappy

Derivatives

insouciantly

adverb
Example sentences
  • It was the schoolboy's dream, humiliating England, swaggeringly and insouciantly triumphant.
  • Tiring of this, the Gerrys insouciantly strike out for a hike off the beaten track.
  • She insouciantly draws on her parents' conservative attitudes for her routines with a trademark deadpan.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: in·sou·ci·ant

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