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insouciant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of insouciant

  1. 1 having or showing freedom from worries or trouble <the insouciant gaiety of the idle rich> Synonyms blithe, debonair, devil-may-care, gay, happy-go-lucky, carefree, lighthearted, lightsome, slaphappy, unconcernedRelated Words blasé (also blase), breezy, cavalier, nonchalant; casual, easygoing, informal, laid-back, low-pressure, relaxed, unfussyNear Antonyms earnest, grave, serious, serious-minded, somber (or sombre); careful, cautious, heedful, wary; anxious, concerned, upset, worried; long-suffering, overburdened, sorrowfulAntonyms careworn

  2. 2 having or showing a lack of interest or concern <an insouciant attitude about punctuality that is really discourteous to her coworkers> Synonyms apathetic, casual, complacent, disinterested, incurious, insensible, indifferent, nonchalant, perfunctory, pococurante, unconcerned, uncurious, uninterestedRelated Words halfhearted, lukewarm, tepid; aloof, cold, numb, remote, unemotional; callous, hard-hearted, insensitive, unfeeling; calm, cool, detached, dispassionate; careless, heedless, mindless; impassive, impervious, phlegmatic, stoic (or stoical), stolid; lethargic, listless; unimpressedNear Antonyms attentive, aware, conscientious, heedful, mindful; caring, sensitive, warmhearted; ardent, fervent, keen, passionate, warm, zealousAntonyms concerned, interested





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