un·​wor·​ried ˌən-ˈwər-ēd How to pronounce unworried (audio)
: not afflicted with mental distress or agitation : not worried
unworried parents
Why are Bush and Dole so seemingly unworried about retribution from the right?Laurence I. Barrett
unworriedly adverb

Examples of unworried in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So far, the Fed’s leader, at least, has sounded unworried. Jeanna Smialek, New York Times, 26 June 2023 After noticing that Mathias -- an otherwise sporty and active 7-year-old at the time, who loved swimming in the pool and the Mediterranean Sea near their home -- was having mobility issues, the couple, relatively unworried at first, took him to the doctor. Terry Ward, CNN, 24 Dec. 2021 That said, the Fed continues to sound unworried. Jj Kinahan, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2021 Amazon’s a particularly dangerous rival, but Starship’s Canahui seems unworried. BostonGlobe.com, 4 Mar. 2021 Martin Salgado, director of the migrant aid shelter Casa del Migrante la Divina Providencia, said he is largely unworried about the end of the policy. The Arizona Republic, 8 Dec. 2022 Ade Banjoko, 22, and Mina Park, 30 — two medical interns from Canada and South Korea, respectively, who work together at a clinic in Brooklyn — came to the show unmasked and unworried. Washington Post, 22 Aug. 2021 The report then pivoted to a scene from the night before, where many people can be seen on the streets of Tampa's Ybor City neighborhood strolling around seemingly unworried about the pandemic. Michael Lee, Washington Examiner, 8 Feb. 2021 With an unworried expression on her face, Ponsetto turned towards the camera and quickly interjected. Jasely Molina, refinery29.com, 10 Jan. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unworried was circa 1775

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“Unworried.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unworried. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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