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unconcerned

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unconcerned

  1. 1 having or showing freedom from worries or troubles playful and unconcerned despite his medical emergency Synonyms of unconcerned blithe, debonair, devil-may-care, gay, happy-go-lucky, insouciant, lighthearted, lightsome, slaphappy, carefreeWords Related to unconcerned blasé (also blase), breezy, cavalier, nonchalant; casual, easygoing, informal, laid-back, low-pressure, relaxed, unfussyNear Antonyms of unconcerned earnest, grave, serious, serious-minded, somber (or sombre); careful, cautious, heedful, wary; anxious, concerned, upset, worried; long-suffering, overburdened, sorrowfulAntonyms of unconcerned careworn

  2. 2 having or showing a lack of interest or concern a featherbrain completely unconcerned about the important issues of the day Synonyms of unconcerned apathetic, casual, complacent, disinterested, incurious, insensible, insouciant, nonchalant, perfunctory, pococurante, indifferent, uncurious, uninterestedWords Related to unconcerned halfhearted, lukewarm, tepid; aloof, cold, numb, remote, unemotional; callous, hard-hearted, insensitive, unfeeling; calm, cool, detached, dispassionate; careless, heedless, mindless; impassive, impervious, phlegmatic, stoic (or stoical), stolid; lethargic, listless; unimpressedNear Antonyms of unconcerned attentive, aware, conscientious, heedful, mindful; caring, sensitive, warmhearted; ardent, fervent, keen, passionate, warm, zealousAntonyms of unconcerned concerned, interested

Synonym Discussion of unconcerned

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

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