from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an unconcerned manner; without concern or anxiety.

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  • adverb In an unconcerned manner.

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  • adverb in an unconcerned manner


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  • Carrillo rose, glanced carelessly at his type-written manuscript and announced its title unconcernedly:

    The Common Law 1899

  • A boy of about twelve, presumably the son of the arrested farmer, had walked past us while we slept, and was fishing unconcernedly from the rocks.

    Try Anything Twice 1938

  • I walked on unconcernedly, which is no easy thing to do when the chances are good that the next step you take may be anticipated by a .38 bullet or something equally lethal in the base of the skull, but walk I did, for to turn round armed with nothing but a hollowed-out Bible in my left hand -- my gun was still in my belt -- seemed a sure way of precipitating that involuntary pressure of the nervous trigger-finger.

    Puppet on a Chain MacLean, Alistair, 1922- 1969

  • "Don't see him about," Paul remarked unconcernedly, and we set off across the fields.

    Moon Face:The Shadow and the Flash 2010

  • Not a word was spoken, and Bella went on unconcernedly with the dishes, while St. Vincent rolled, a shaky cigarette and wondered if it had been a dream.

    CHAPTER 22 2010

  • "Oh, bachin;" Jerry tried to answer unconcernedly, as if it were a very ordinary sort of thing.

    The Banks of the Sacramento 2010

  • He unconcernedly kept his cigar alive at such times that the mob drowned his voice.


  • He looked about more unconcernedly, sharply observant, every detail of the pretty interior registering itself on his brain.

    Chapter 1 2010

  • To take just one example, contemplate for a moment a small miracle that occurs around 11 o'clock each night at the 96th Street subway stop on the Lexington Avenue line: residents pour out of the subway and disappear into the darkness, heading unconcernedly home.

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  • But it comes only to the patient, who are there as though eternity lay before them, so unconcernedly still and wide.

    2010 In Prospect « Tales from the Reading Room 2010


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