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adjective un·con·cerned \-ˈsərnd\

: not worried or upset : not concerned

Full Definition of UNCONCERNED

:  not involved :  not having any part or interest
:  not anxious or upset :  free of worry
un·con·cerned·ly \-ˈsər-nəd-lē, -ˈsərnd-lē\ adverb
un·con·cerned·ness \-ˈsər-nəd-nəs, -ˈsərn(d)-nəs\ noun


  1. She's unconcerned about that issue.
  2. The economy seems to be slowing down, but many investors remain unconcerned.

First Known Use of UNCONCERNED

circa 1635

Synonym Discussion of UNCONCERNED

indifferent, unconcerned, incurious, aloof, detached, disinterested mean not showing or feeling interest. indifferent implies neutrality of attitude from lack of inclination, preference, or prejudice <indifferent to the dictates of fashion>. unconcerned suggests a lack of sensitivity or regard for others' needs or troubles <unconcerned about the homeless>. incurious implies an inability to take a normal interest due to dullness of mind or to self-centeredness <incurious about the world>. aloof suggests a cool reserve arising from a sense of superiority or disdain for inferiors or from shyness <aloof from his coworkers>. detached implies an objective attitude achieved through absence of prejudice or selfishness <observed family gatherings with detached amusement>. disinterested implies a circumstantial freedom from concern for personal or especially financial advantage that enables one to judge or advise without bias <judged by a panel of disinterested observers>.
UNCONCERNEDLY Defined for Kids


adjective un·con·cerned \ˌən-kən-ˈsərnd\

Definition of UNCONCERNED for Kids

:  free of worry <She was unconcerned about the test.>
:  not involved or interested <I'm unconcerned with winning or losing.>


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