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nonchalance

[ non-shuh-lahns, non-shuh-lahns, -luhns ]
/ ˌnɒn ʃəˈlɑns, ˈnɒn ʃəˌlɑns, -ləns /
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noun
the state or quality of being nonchalant; cool indifference or lack of concern; casualness.
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Origin of nonchalance

From French, dating back to 1670–80; see origin at nonchalant, -ance
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