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[in-soo-see-uh nt; French an-soo-syahn] /ɪnˈsu si ənt; French ɛ̃ suˈsyɑ̃/

free from concern, worry, or anxiety; carefree; nonchalant.
carefree or unconcerned; light-hearted

unconcerned, undisturbed; carefree and nonchalant
Word Origin

Latin in- + soucier ‘to disturb’

1829, from French insouciant “careless, thoughtless, heedless,” from in- “not” (see in- (1)) + souciant “caring,” present participle of soucier “to care,” from Latin sollicitare “to agitate” (see solicit). Related: Insouciantly.


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