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sans souci

[sahn soo-see] /sɑ̃ suˈsi/
adjective, French.
without worry: carefree. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The sans souci was overrun with rabble, the stair and verandah thronged.

    In the South Seas Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Will you please tell me how I can ascertain the berth of the yacht sans souci?

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • This was owing to our position between the store and the bar—the sans souci, as the last was called.

    In the South Seas Robert Louis Stevenson
  • There could be no doubt that the lady on the sans souci was Mrs. Baumgartner.

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • I suppose, then, you passed through it on your way home after quitting the sans souci at Cowes?

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • You lib for take me to yacht sans souci an I dash you five shillin?

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • A glimpse of Evelyn on the deck of the sans souci altered that portion of his plans.

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • Christophe's palace at "sans souci" was one of the wonders of the world.

    Latitude 19 degree Mrs. Schuyler Crowninshield
  • This was owing to our position between the store and the bar—the “sans souci,” as the last was called.

  • Of the royal pleasure-palaces I visited that of sans souci first.

    Visit to Iceland Ida Pfeiffer
Word Origin and History for sans souci

"without care or concern," French. Name of Frederick the Great's royal palace at Potsdam.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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