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unconcerned

Syllabification: un·con·cerned
Pronunciation: /ˌənkənˈsərnd
 
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Definition of unconcerned in English:

adjective

Showing a lack of worry or interest, especially when this is surprising or callous: Scott seemed unconcerned by his companion’s problem
More example sentences
  • Astor noticed an immediate change in Philip Hallan's studied air of unconcerned interest.
  • His companions are seemingly unconcerned about his fatal injuries, being much more worried about the fate of the horse.
  • They did not worry if their victims were at home and seemed unconcerned about being disturbed.
Synonyms
indifferent, unmoved, apathetic, uninterested, incurious, dispassionate, heedless, impassive, unmindful
untroubled, unworried, unruffled, insouciant, nonchalant, blasé, carefree, casual, blithe, relaxed, at ease, 'calm, cool, and collected'

Derivatives

unconcernedly

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈsərnədlē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • There, trains ran unconcernedly through the bowels of the city that was sadly awash in 300 millimetres of water, with not an unclogged drain in sight.
  • It was because they were so certain that their British rights were protected that the Australians expanded the activities of the state so unconcernedly.
  • Earlier, if he saw a pothole, he walked unconcernedly around it.

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