Definition of nonchalance in English:


Line breaks: non¦cha|lance
Pronunciation: /ˈnɒnʃ(ə)l(ə)ns
, ˈnɒnʃəl(ə)ns/


[mass noun]
The state of being nonchalant: an air of nonchalance
More example sentences
  • They can give a Saturday morning hangover at the coffee bar an air of elegant nonchalance.
  • Nevertheless, playing the field required a certain nonchalance and confidence neither of which I appeared to be able to muster.
  • The screen projections were cool, and the nonchalance of the band provided enough room to get into their music.

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