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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Other Words from unworried

unworriedly adverb

Examples of unworried in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 The Iranian diplomats and their relatives appeared unworried and none were wearing masks or gloves. Alissa J. Rubin, New York Times, 13 Mar. 2020 Like many of her fellow residents, Ms. Zhang was at first unworried. New York Times, 10 Mar. 2020 Critics have also rightly pointed out that the current street-rap scenes in cities like Chicago and Detroit are home to similarly careening flows; SOB x RBE, the excellent quartet from Vallejo, are similarly unworried about conventional meter. Paul Thompson, Billboard, 28 Feb. 2019 Like many of her fellow residents, Ms. Zhang was at first unworried. New York Times, 10 Feb. 2020 Her face, like everyone else’s in the family, is unworried, unlined. Andrea Bernstein, The New Yorker, 13 Dec. 2016 Mr Tolosa is unworried, pointing out that even in Brazil, which has a huge hole in its budget caused by public pensions, inflation expectations are under control. The Economist, 10 Oct. 2019

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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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“Unworried.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unworried. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unworried

: calm and relaxed : not worried

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