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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

non•cha•lantˌnɒn ʃəˈlɑnt, ˈnɒn ʃəˌlɑnt, -lənt(adj.)

  1. coolly unconcerned; indifferent or unexcited.

Origin of nonchalant:

1725–35; < F nonchalant, prp. of obs. nonchaloir to lack warmth (of heart), be indifferent =non-non - +chaloir < L calēre to be warm. See -ant


Princeton's WordNet

  1. coolly, nervelessly, nonchalantly(adverb)

    in a composed and unconcerned manner

    "without more ado Barker borrowed a knife from his brigade Major and honed it on a carborundum stone as coolly as a butcher"

  2. casually, nonchalantly(adverb)

    in an unconcerned manner

    "glanced casually at the headlines"


  1. nonchalantly(Adverb)

    In a nonchalant manner

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nonchalantly(adverb)

    in a nonchalant, indifferent, or careless manner; coolly

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