unconcern

  • 1 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

  • 2 unconcern — index dereliction, disinterest (lack of interest), indifference, laxity, neglect, negligence, sloth …

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  • 3 unconcern — ► NOUN ▪ a lack of worry or interest. DERIVATIVES unconcerned adjective unconcernedly adverb …

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  • 4 unconcern — [un΄kən sʉrn′] n. 1. lack of interest; apathy; indifference 2. lack of concern, or worry …

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  • 5 unconcern — [[t]ʌ̱nkənsɜ͟ː(r)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT A person s unconcern is their lack of interest in or anxiety about something, often something that most people would be concerned about. ...the terrorists increasing unconcern about civilian casualties... Suzanne …

    English dictionary

  • 6 unconcern — n. unconcern for, over * * * [ˌʌnkən sɜːn] over unconcern for …

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  • 7 unconcern — un|con|cern [ˌʌnkənˈsə:n US ə:rn] n [U] when you do not care about something that other people worry about unconcern about/for/over ▪ the government s apparent unconcern about high inflation …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 unconcern — noun Date: 1684 1. lack of care or interest ; indifference < his unconcern for personal gain > 2. freedom from excessive concern or anxiety …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 unconcern — noun (U) an attitude of not caring about something that other people worry about: In view of the deepening crisis, we are surprised at the government s apparent unconcern …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 unconcern — /un keuhn serrn /, n. 1. absence of feeling or concern; indifference. 2. freedom from anxiety. [1660 70; UN 1 + CONCERN] Syn. 1. nonchalance, insouciance. See indifference. * * * …

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  • 11 unconcern — Synonyms and related words: accidia, acedia, aloofness, apathy, ataraxia, ataraxy, benumbedness, blah, blahs, boredom, carelessness, casualness, comatoseness, detachment, disinterest, disinterestedness, dispassion, disregard, disregardfulness,… …

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  • 12 unconcern — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. apathy, aloofness, coldness, disinterest; see indifference 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Lack of emotion or interest: apathy, disinterest, impassivity, incuriosity, incuriousness, indifference, insensibility,… …

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  • 13 unconcern — un|con|cern [ ,ʌnkən sɜrn ] noun uncount a lack of worry or interest, especially relating to a situation that other people think you should care about …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 unconcern — un·con·cern || ‚ʌnkÉ™n sÉœrn / sɜːn adj. lack of concern, indifference …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 unconcern — noun a lack of worry or interest …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 unconcern — n. Indifference, carelessness, coolness, nonchalance, insouciance …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 unconcern — n indifference, insouciance, apathy, disinterest, disinterestedness; aloofness, distantness, remoteness, haughtiness, being above it all, Inf. not giving a damn, Sl. not caring a fig or a hoot in hell; nonchalance, pococurantism, lukewarmness,… …

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  • 18 unconcern — un·concern …

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  • 19 unconcern — UK [ˌʌnkənˈsɜː(r)n] / US [ˌʌnkənˈsɜrn] noun [uncountable] a lack of worry or interest, especially relating to a situation that other people think you should care about …

    English dictionary

  • 20 unconcern — un•con•cern [[t]ˌʌn kənˈsɜrn[/t]] n. 1) cvb absence of feeling or concern; indifference 2) freedom from anxiety • Etymology: 1660–70 …

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