Word Wednesday – Insouciance
• “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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