Insouciant meaning

ĭn-so͝osē-ənt, ăɴso͝o-syäɴ
Casually or smugly indifferent; nonchalant.
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Marked by blithe unconcern; nonchalant.
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The definition of insouciant is a person who is calm, without cares or concerns.

An example of an insouciant person is someone sitting by the pool and sipping a cocktail while on vacation.

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Origin of insouciant

  • French in- not (from Old French in–1) souciant present participle of soucier to trouble (from Old French) (from Vulgar Latin sollicītāre) (alteration of Latin sollicitāre to vex solicit)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French insouciant from in- (“not”) + souciant (“worrying”)

    From Wiktionary