Definition of nonchalance
: the quality or state of being nonchalant She faced the crowd with the nonchalance of an experienced speaker.
Examples of nonchalance in a Sentence
with their usual nonchalance they arrived at the wedding ceremony half an hour late
Recent Examples of nonchalance from the Web
Bob Ewing rolls up to his sailboat in his wheelchair with the nonchalance of a seasoned sailor.
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First Known Use of nonchalance
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Definition of nonchalance for Students
: the state of being relaxed and free from concern or excitement
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