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sans souci

[sahn soo-see] /sɑ̃ suˈsi/
adjective, French.
1.
without worry; carefree.
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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
  • I wish to go on board the sans souci the moment Mrs. Baumgartner arrives.

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • There could be no doubt that the lady on the sans souci was Mrs. Baumgartner.

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

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • Was it so very important that you should know all about the sans souci?

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • She had won the first move when the sans souci carried Evelyn off the field.

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

    Latitude 19 degree Mrs. Schuyler Crowninshield
  • They live at my mother's farm in the valley that is called in French 'sans souci!'

    The Firebrand

    S. R. Crockett
Word Origin and History for sans souci
adv.

"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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