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Wordnet 3.0


1. marked by blithe unconcern;
- Example: "an ability to interest casual students"
- Example: "showed a casual disregard for cold weather"
- Example: "an utterly insouciant financial policy"
- Example: "an elegantly insouciant manner"
- Example: "drove his car with nonchalant abandon"
- Example: "was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner"
[syn: casual, insouciant, nonchalant]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nonchalant \Non`cha`lant"\, a. [F., fr. non not (L. non) + chaloir to concern one's self for, fr. L. calere to be warm, to be inflamed with desire, to be troubled. See Non-, and Caldron.] Indifferent; careless; cool. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

nonchalant adj 1: marked by blithe unconcern; "an ability to interest casual students"; "showed a casual disregard for cold weather"; "an utterly insouciant financial policy"; "an elegantly insouciant manner"; "drove his car with nonchalant abandon"; "was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner" [syn: casual, insouciant, nonchalant]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

92 Moby Thesaurus words for "nonchalant": Laodicean, Olympian, aloof, apathetic, at ease, ataractic, benumbed, blah, blase, calm, careless, casual, cheerful, collected, comatose, composed, cool, degage, desensitized, detached, devil-may-care, disinterested, dispassionate, disregardful, distant, dull, easy, easygoing, effortless, free and easy, glad, happy-go-lucky, heartless, hebetudinous, heedless, hopeless, imperturbable, in a stupor, inattentive, incurious, indifferent, inexcitable, insouciant, lackadaisical, languid, lethargic, light, lighthearted, listless, mindless, negligent, numb, numbed, offhand, passive, perfunctory, phlegmatic, pluckless, pococurante, reckless, regardless, relaxed, resigned, slack, sluggish, smooth, soporific, spiritless, spunkless, stoic, stupefied, supine, together, torpid, turned-off, unanxious, uncaring, unconcerned, undiscriminating, undisturbed, unemotional, unenthusiastic, unexcitable, unexcited, unflappable, uninterested, unmindful, unperturbed, unruffled, unsolicitous, untroubled, withdrawn