Unconcern Un`con*cern", n. Want of concern; absence of anxiety; freedom from solicitude; indifference. [1913 Webster]

A listless unconcern, Cold, and averting from our neighbor's good. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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