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Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: soucier 'to trouble'

insouciance

noun
     
in‧sou‧ci‧ance [uncountable] formal
a cheerful feeling of not caring or worrying about anything [= nonchalance]:
an air of insouciance
insouciant adjective
insouciantly adverb

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