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unconcerned

[uhn-kuh n-surnd] /ˌʌn kənˈsɜrnd/
adjective
1.
not involved or interested; disinterested.
2.
not caring; unworried; free from solicitude or anxiety.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; un-1 + concerned
Related forms
unconcernedly
[uhn-kuh n-sur-nid-lee] /ˌʌn kənˈsɜr nɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
unconcernedness, noun
Synonyms
2. untroubled, unperturbed, composed, carefree.
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  • Only fifty yards away from the carnage the springbok graze unconcerned.
  • Some critics, though, are unconcerned with philosophical debates about what scientists should or shouldn't do.
  • My professor seemed unconcerned about the humiliation he caused them.
  • He, however, seems unconcerned with this or the fate of these many students.
  • Today, you have to prove that you're more or less unconcerned by this culture.
  • He alerted the flight attendant, who appeared unconcerned.
  • Ann hastily resumes her seat, and looks as unconcerned as possible.
  • The brigands, struggling with an overwhelming impulse to hide behind one another, look as unconcerned as they can.
  • For those unconcerned with the law, dogs are easy enough to come by.
  • Another odd thing in the book is that the students seem totally unconcerned by their future.
British Dictionary definitions for unconcerned

unconcerned

/ˌʌnkənˈsɜːnd/
adjective
1.
lacking in concern or involvement
2.
not worried; untroubled
Derived Forms
unconcernedly (ˌʌnkənˈsɜːnɪdlɪ) adverb
unconcernedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unconcerned
adj.

1630s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of concern.

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