unconcerned

adjective
un·​con·​cerned | \ ˌən-kən-ˈsərnd How to pronounce unconcerned (audio) \

Definition of unconcerned

1 : not anxious or upset : free of worry
2 : not involved : not having any part or interest

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Other Words from unconcerned

unconcernedly \ ˌən-​kən-​ˈsər-​nəd-​lē How to pronounce unconcernedly (audio) , -​ˈsərnd-​lē How to pronounce unconcernedly (audio) \ adverb
unconcernedness \ ˌən-​kən-​ˈsər-​nəd-​nəs How to pronounce unconcernedness (audio) , -​ˈsərn(d)-​nəs \ noun

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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

Examples of unconcerned in a Sentence

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

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Kodi Burns seemed unconcerned about Auburn’s wide receiver corps during preseason practices despite a mounting number of injuries that prevented the Tigers’ top targets from getting adequate reps with the first-team offense. Tom Green | Tgreen@al.com, al, "With Seth Williams out, what’s next for Auburn’s wide receivers against Kent State?," 13 Sep. 2019 Then some $5,000 dresses floated past me, unconcerned with anything but being beautiful. Faran Krentcil, Harper's BAZAAR, "Should Fur Be Illegal?," 13 Sep. 2019 What The Draw shows is that CNN is fundamentally unaware of this shift, or at least unconcerned about it. Emily Todd Vanderwerff, Vox, "CNN’s debate draft special shows cable news has learned nothing from 2016," 21 July 2019 Bettors seem unconcerned by his long drought in major tournaments, and seem to be pricing in a sizeable home-course advantage for him at Royal Portrush. D.r., The Economist, "Can Rory McIlroy win on his home turf?," 17 July 2019 Prosecutors have portrayed Almena as a reckless master tenant of the unsanctioned live-work space, unconcerned with safety measures. Megan Cassidy, SFChronicle.com, "Wife of Ghost Ship defendant suggests Oakland fire investigator lied on stand," 25 June 2019 The government is aware that those who suffer do not regard drought as a political issue, and those unaffected are unconcerned. Samar Halarnkar, Quartz India, "India’s battling one crisis after another, but parliament and media are obsessed with the irrelevant," 24 June 2019 The museum was hardly unaware of or unconcerned by this history. Aaron Gilbreath, Longreads, "‘Open Casket’ and the Question of Empathy," 28 Mar. 2017 Today, almost 75 percent of U.S. homes have air conditioning, but for an appliance that has become a near necessity for Americans, one of the first of its kind was surprisingly unconcerned with human comfort. Haleema Shah, Smithsonian, "The Unexpected History of the Air Conditioner," 24 June 2019

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First Known Use of unconcerned

circa 1635, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of unconcerned was circa 1635

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unconcerned

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unconcerned

: not worried or upset : not concerned

unconcerned

adjective
un·​con·​cerned | \ ˌən-kən-ˈsərnd How to pronounce unconcerned (audio) \

Kids Definition of unconcerned

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

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