Definition of insouciance:
- incuriosity (part of speech: noun)
- indifference (part of speech: noun)
As for me," he added with that wonderful insouciance which caused him to risk his life a hundred times a day with a shrug of his broad shoulders and a smile upon his lips; " as for me, I'll look after myself, never fear."- "The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel", Baroness Orczy.
This old party was remarkably shy; the elder boy seemed a little frightened, and didn't relish being touched by a white man, but the youngest was quite at his ease, and came up to me with the audacity and insouciance of early youth, and pulled me about.- "Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1", Ernest Giles.
- "The Unbearable Bassington", Saki.