nonchalance

Language of Origin

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Etymology

1678, from Fr. nonchalant, prp. of nonchaloir "be indifferent to, have no concern for," from non- "not" + chaloir "have concern for," ult. from L. calere "be hot." ///

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Definition

Nonchalance \Non`cha`lance"\, n. [F. See {Nonchalant}.]
Indifference; carelessness; coolness.
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