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

Examples of unworried in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Iranian diplomats and their relatives appeared unworried and none were wearing masks or gloves. Alissa J. Rubin, New York Times, "At the Iranian Border, Iraqis Try to Keep a Virus From Entering," 13 Mar. 2020 Like many of her fellow residents, Ms. Zhang was at first unworried. New York Times, "Her Grandmother Got the Coronavirus. Then So Did the Whole Family.," 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, "Welcome to the Meat Show: Blueface on Being the Viral Rapper the Kids Are Busting it Down to," 28 Feb. 2019 Like many of her fellow residents, Ms. Zhang was at first unworried. New York Times, "Her Grandmother Got the Coronavirus. Then So Did the Whole Family.," 10 Feb. 2020 Her face, like everyone else’s in the family, is unworried, unlined. Andrea Bernstein, The New Yorker, "Who Is Jared Kushner?," 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, "Emerging marketsMost, but not all, emerging markets have overcome high inflation," 10 Oct. 2019 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

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First Known Use of unworried

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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“Unworried.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unworried. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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: calm and relaxed : not worried

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