un·​wor·​ried | \ ˌən-ˈwər-ēd How to pronounce unworried (audio) , -ˈwə-rēd\

Definition of unworried

: 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

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unworriedly adverb

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With Justice Kennedy on his way out, and the conservative justices unworried by gerrymandering, that day may never come. The Economist, "Justice Kennedy is retiring. What happens now?," 30 June 2018 And Charles was emphatically unworried about his rep among liberals and lefties, his language always pellucid, never showy. Andrew Sullivan, Daily Intelligencer, "If We Want to End the Border Crisis, It’s Time to Give Trump His Wall," 22 June 2018 Some confidants expressed concern about the situation, while others, unworried, characterized him as unleashed. Philip Rucker And Robert Costa, chicagotribune.com, "'Tired of the wait game': White House stabilizers gone, Trump calling his own shots," 1 Apr. 2018 Nadal looks like Nadal, and Federer appears fluid, unworried about his tricky back. Jason Gay, WSJ, "Roger Versus Rafa! In New York? Yes! Maybe?," 5 Sep. 2017 Lange's unworried attitude reflected the gung-ho spirit of the Marines and their six tanks aboard the LSM. Brian Albrecht, cleveland.com, "Cleveland native Tom Lange recalls daunting Iwo Jima invasion and near misses (photos, video)," 22 Jan. 2018 So when Hurricane Harvey began beating down, Batts fell asleep in front of the television, unworried. Adam Geller, The Seattle Times, "Harvey survivors made narrow escapes, fear what’s next," 4 Sep. 2017 So when Hurricane Harvey began beating down, Batts fell asleep in front of the television, unworried. Washington Post, "Harvey survivors made narrow escapes, fear what’s next," 4 Sep. 2017 The chancellor also appeared unworried about voter blowback from eurozone bailouts, another issue that has drawn criticism in recent years but failed to ignite in the campaign. Geir Moulson, chicagotribune.com, "Germany's Merkel: Europe still 'hasn't done homework' on refugees," 29 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of unworried

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unworried was circa 1775

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English Language Learners Definition of unworried

: calm and relaxed : not worried

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