Today’s word of the day is ‘Nonchalant‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Nonchalant [ non-shuh–lahnt ]
What is the etymology of the word?
The word is derived in the mid 18th century from French.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
No, the word is an adjective. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Beparavaah
2. Spanish – Despreocupado(masculine);Despreocupada(feminine)
3. French – Nonchalant(masculine);Nonchalante(feminine)
4. Mandarin – Lěngmò
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. Their physical presence speaks to our aesthetic biases and nonchalant insults.
2. The nonchalant young officer pocketed it as coolly as if it had been twenty pence.
3. Dean answered in a voice as nonchalant as he could muster.
4. Adrienne shucked her coat and tried to act nonchalant in spite of the warmth in her cheeks.
5. Surprisingly, the woman was nonchalant about her husband’s death.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
aloof, apathetic, casual, detached, unconcerned, unemotional, calm, careless, cold, collected, composed, disinterested, indifferent, uncaring, unexcited, unfeeling, unimpressible, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
biased, careful, caring, concerned, emotional, enthusiastic, interested, responsive, unnerved, etc
Nonchalance is the ability to remain down to earth when everything else is up in the air.
If Buhari thinks he is going to enjoy a quiet and nonchalant 2021 – 2023 without any protest, he is sorely mistaken. The child that doesn't allow the mother sleep at night will not be having any sleep either. #June12thProtest #Buharimustgo
— Ayo Sogunro (@ayosogunro) June 12, 2021