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.
Of course it’s Danish culture, not BIG’s architecture, that creates this sort of nonchalance, which wouldn’t fly in a federally funded facility in Washington.
But for many at the Bellagio hotel, the nonchalance masked an understanding that turmoil begets opportunity.
The nonchalance coming from those Republicans and others is notable at a moment when the White House appears immersed in the most serious crisis of Trump’s young presidency.
But Huppert has just the right blend of nonchalance and dark sexuality to make sense of her character, a high-powered video-game executive who is brutally raped by an intruder.
Nonchalance should be a dirty word for Kyrgios at this stage after his suspension by the men’s tour at the end of 2016 for a lack of effort during a defeat in Shanghai.
The results, not unlike Mr. Penn’s Rolling Stone article on Mr. Guzmán, were a mixture of wordy, breezy travelogue with moments of nonchalance and unintentional comedy.
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Definition of nonchalance for Students
: the state of being relaxed and free from concern or excitement
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