insouciance : Definition, Usages, News and More

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in sooh see uhns

  • n  the cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you

  • Whimsy and insouciance are at the heart of these illustrations.
  • From the very beginning, there was an insouciance that promised anything was possible.
  • With an insouciance that curdles the imagination, the producers shoved them in front of the cameras, and in five days filmed a genial half-hour steal of the Beatles' A Hard Day's .
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  • Postwar Italy scene of family's murderous ruin
    The Light in the Ruins,Chris Bohjalian's brilliantly crafted historical novel, begins "on the first Tuesday of June in 1955," in the voice of an anonymous killer who describes his lurid executions with a morbid insouciance: "Why did I slice open her nightgown? I didn't violate her. It was so I could cut out her heart.
    Aug. 4, 2013 - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

  • Doug Fieger in
    I had never met a girl like her -- ever,Doug Fieger told a news agency in a 1994 interview. "She induced madness. She was a very powerful presence. She had an insouciance that wouldn't quit. She was very self-assured. ...... She also had...
  • Oscar Wilde in New York Times
    He had lived the delicate and luxurious life of a young man of birth and fortune, a life exquisite in its freedom from sordid care, its beautiful boyish insouciance,Wilde writes of Arthur, processing the news. "And now for the first time...
  • Janet Maslin in East Bay Express
    What Cheney is saying, primarily on foreign policy, defense and anti-terrorism, makes sense to more and more American citizens growing increasingly worried by the Obama Administration's insouciance when US national interests are threatened, both at... John Bolton CNN Political Ticker (blog) Dec 21, 2009 52342 69604 insouciant New York Times critic Janet Maslin called the film, which Schaeffer co-directed and co-wrote with his friend Donal Donny" Ward, "scrappy low-budget comedy with lots of insouciant charm," and - voila!

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