noun dis·in·vol·ture \ˌdisə̇nˈvälchə(r), -vȯl-, -vōl-\

Definition of disinvolture



  1. :  an unconstrained free and easy manner

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Origin and Etymology of disinvolture

French désinvolture, from Italian disinvoltura, from disinvolto unconstrained, unembarrassed (from past participle of disinvolgere to unwrap, from dis- 1dis-—from Latin dis- —+ involgere to wrap) + -ura -ure; Italian disinvolto, translation of Spanish desenvuelto

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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