Nonchalance



[non-shuh-lahns, non-shuh-lahns, -luh ns] /ˌnɒn ʃəˈlɑns, ˈnɒn ʃəˌlɑns, -ləns/

noun
1.
the state or quality of being ; cool indifference or lack of concern; casualness.
n.

1670s, from French nonchalance (13c.), from nonchalant (see nonchalant).

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