Word Wednesday – Insouciance

Word Wednesday

• “Insouciance” is my word for WordWednesday.


• Noun: Lighthearted, unconcern, or nonchalance


• Pronunciation – in-SOO-see-unss


• Some people are “Insouciance” about climate change.

Closing Thought and History

  It is essential to not present an attitude of “Insouciance” when interviewing for a job.
• English speakers learned insouciance (as well as the adjective insouciant) from the French around the early 1800s. The French word comes from a combination of the negative prefix in- and soucier, meaning “to trouble or disturb.”



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