nonchalant

[non-shuh-lahnt, non-shuh-lahnt, -luhnt]
adjective
coolly unconcerned, indifferent, or unexcited; casual: His nonchalant manner infuriated me.

Origin:
1725–35; < French nonchalant, present participle of obsolete nonchaloir to lack warmth (of heart), be indifferent, equivalent to non- non- + chaloir < Latin calēre to be warm. See -ant

nonchalantly, adverb


cool, calm, collected, composed.


excitable.
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nonchalant (ˈnɒnʃələnt)
 
adj
casually unconcerned or indifferent; uninvolved
 
[C18: from French, from nonchaloir to lack warmth, from non- + chaloir, from Latin calēre to be warm]
 
'nonchalance
 
n
 
'nonchalantly
 
adv

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nonchalant
1734, from Fr. nonchalant (see nonchalance). Related: Nonchalantly.
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Example sentences
Hansen tried to speak nonchalantly but the words came out in a hoarse croak.
He saw a bull elk nonchalantly grazing about ten feet from the flames.
On Thursday, he told his story so nonchalantly that he could have been telling
  a friend about a horror movie he had just seen.
He seems nonchalantly, confidently happy.
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