[non-shuh-lahnt, non-shuh-lahnt, -luh nt] /ˌnɒn ʃəˈlɑnt, ˈnɒn ʃəˌlɑnt, -lənt/
coolly unconcerned, indifferent, or unexcited; casual:
His nonchalant manner infuriated me.
casually unconcerned or indifferent; uninvolved
1734, from French nonchalant, present participle of nonchaloir “be indifferent to, have no concern for” (13c.), from non- “not” (see non-) + chaloir “have concern for,” ultimately from Latin calere “be hot” (see calorie). French chaland “customer, client” is of the same origin. Related: Nonchalantly.
[cheyn-juh-buh l] /ˈtʃeɪn dʒə bəl/ adjective 1. liable to or to be ; variable. 2. of color or appearance: changeable silk. /ˈtʃeɪndʒəbəl/ adjective 1. able to change or be changed; fickle: changeable weather 2. varying in colour when viewed from different angles or in different lights adj. mid-13c., “unstable, inconstant, unreliable,” from Old French changeable […]
[kar-ik-tuh-ris-tik] /ˌkær ɪk təˈrɪs tɪk/ adjective 1. Also, characteristical. pertaining to, constituting, or indicating the or peculiar quality of a person or thing; typical; distinctive: Red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn. noun 2. a distinguishing feature or quality: Generosity is his chief characteristic. 3. Mathematics. /ˌkærɪktəˈrɪstɪk/ noun 1. a distinguishing quality, attribute, […]
[kar-iz-mat-ik] /ˌkær ɪzˈmæt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, having, or characteristic of . 2. characterizing Christians of various denominations who seek an ecstatic religious experience, sometimes including speaking in tongues and instantaneous healing. noun 3. a Christian who emphasizes such a religious experience. adj. 1851, in Bible commentary and theology, in reference to the operation of […]
adjective 1. (of a person, country, etc) not adhering to the Christian faith noun 2. a person who does not adhere to the Christian faith