nonchalant nonchalant  /ˌnɑn ʃə ˈlɑnt/


  • (adj) marked by blithe unconcern



  1. If their acquaintances had checked out the Heaven's Gate Website, they might have been somewhat less nonchalant.
  2. China's reaction to the launch was almost nonchalant, as if its diplomats couldn't be roused to work on a pleasant spring Sunday.


  1. Why Japan Bond Market Swings Aren't So Wild

    The Bank of Japan's nonchalant approach towards recent volatility in the government bond market has left investors feeling let down, but a look at historical yields could tell you just why the central bank isn't panicking yet.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNBC

  2. Photos: Governors Island Demolition Porn, Hot Debris Cloud Action

      Those three videos of Building 877 being demolished on Governors Island this morning not enough for ya? Dig that baby, check this out. [Opens trenchcoat] We got hot cinderblock-on-cinderblock action, silt clouds, bright flashes, nonchalant sea gulls, the majesty of watching Humanity's frail edifice reduced to nothingness—we got what you need. [ more › ]
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Gothamist

  3. Spurs' Leonard holds his own against LeBron James

    Second-year player expects tough challenges to continue against the four-time MVP — A day after San Antonio opened the NBA Finals with a win against the defending champion Heat and he put together a solid defensive effort against one of the world's best basketball players, Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard was nonchalant.        
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel


  1. "I will not tolerate players who think it's about them when it's about the team," Singletary said. "We cannot make decisions that cost the team and then come off the sideline nonchalant. I'm from the old school. I'd rather play with 10 .........
    on Oct 26, 2008 By: Mike Singletary Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "We were far too nonchalant in the second half," Van Marwijk complained. "Our final spell put us on the right track again, but consider this a serious warning."
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: The Associated Press

  3. "He's very nonchalant about stuff like that," McCumbee said. "My job was to play him and do what they told me to do."
    on Jun 13, 2007 By: Chad McCumbee Source:

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