casualness casualness  /ˈkæ ʒə wəl nɛs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a casual manner

Usage(s):

  1. It was furthered by increased weekend living, during which men assumed a dressed-up casualness.
  2. CBS's seasoned twosome of Ed Murrow and Eric Severeid was seen only fleetingly, bantering the big picture with the casualness of network executives at a ball game.
  3. It gives movement, distance and a terrifying casualness to his painful suspense.

News

  • The Mantles

    Long Enough to Leave by Sam Lefebvre Michael Olivares and Virginia Weatherby started The Mantles in 2007 on a whim. Since then, the band has retained its casualness and has never been in a hurry to release new material.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: East Bay Express

Quotes

  1. "I don't know if it's over-confidence, (but) I think there's always been a casual part of Rio's game, ever since he was a kid," Ferguson said. "That casualness has been an advantage to him at times and at other times, particularly in his...
    on Oct 27, 2009 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. Kirk, a five-term congressman, told the Chicago Sun-Times last week his claims were the result of "a casualness with which I sometimes describe military details."
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Mark Kirk Source: Gant Daily

  3. "The casualness on the third goal just killed me. Killed me," Ruff said. "Just box Samsonov off, keep him away from the net. That was the type of casualness we showed on the first goal against. We could have easily shot that down the ice, off...
    on Feb 15, 2009 By: Lindy Ruff Source: Buffalo News

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