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 unconcerned (audio) , -​ˈsərnd-​lē How to pronounce unconcerned (audio) \ adverb
unconcernedness \ ˌən-​kən-​ˈsər-​nəd-​nəs How to pronounce unconcerned (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.
Recent Examples on the Web Defense lawyers said that while Hale was being punished for leaking information about negative aspects of the drone program, the government seemed unconcerned about anonymous leaks by government officials about successful strikes. Fox News, "Analyst pleads to leaking secrets about drone program," 1 Apr. 2021 Your editorial seems puzzled as to why Democrats are unconcerned about a filibuster-free Republican Senate. WSJ, "What’s Behind the Attack on the U.S. Senate?," 19 Apr. 2021 If that number seems low, Kull was unconcerned, quickly noting that traditionally, many fans wait until the last minute to renew. Josh Newman, The Salt Lake Tribune, "Fans will be back at Rice-Eccles for the Red-White game as Utah is on pace to sell out 2021 season," 13 Apr. 2021 Defense lawyers said that while Hale was being punished for leaking information about negative aspects of the drone program, the government seemed unconcerned about anonymous leaks by government officials about successful strikes. Fox News, "Analyst pleads to leaking secrets about drone program," 1 Apr. 2021 Defense lawyers said that while Hale was being punished for leaking information about negative aspects of the drone program, the government seemed unconcerned about anonymous leaks by government officials about successful strikes. Matthew Barakat, Star Tribune, "Analyst pleads to leaking secrets about drone program," 31 Mar. 2021 Kidman immerses herself in Becca’s oppositional tones of despair and unlikely hope, unconcerned with whether the audience will like her or not, something that applies to our next ranking, too. Roxana Hadadi, Vulture, "Nicole Kidman’s 15 Career Golden Globe Nominations, Ranked," 25 Feb. 2021 For now, the Tatmadaw appears to be unconcerned about sanctions. USA Today, "What's happening in Myanmar? Military coup and protests explained visually," 20 Mar. 2021 At first, officials were unconcerned about the issue in Ohio, as the state does not have a private federal prison. John Caniglia, cleveland, "U.S. Marshals in Ohio scrambling to find room for nearly 800 inmates after Biden administration ends contract with private prison in Youngstown," 3 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of unconcerned

circa 1635, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Unconcerned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unconcerned. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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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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