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unconcern

Profound uninterest or nonchalance out of proportion to societal norms. It is a characteristic of some brain diseases, including certain forms of brain injury, dementias, intoxications, and strokes.
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Land Army girls, farmers, and little boys who might once have crammed the roadway to see one tank now turn their backs unconcernedly on the ceaseless military traffic passing throughout England at intervals as precise as telephone poles," Newsweek's London correspondent wrote.
The White activists employed these traditions to model the democratic energies to their fellow White citizens who had succumbed to the racist power structure, willing its oppression on the Black communities unconcernedly.
Porter claimed to know nothing about the stunt, and thus reacted unconcernedly to how her image was used, expressing delight at the fuss it had caused.
Jim, standing by unconcernedly, warned a neighbor not to go to Abigail's aid.
But what is so striking about "Saturday Mornings" is that it is entirely without conflict, that it dwells unconcernedly in happiness, that any explicit anticipation of elegy is left out.
Himes's narrator reveals that for years "[p]olice cruisers had passed daily and glanced at it unconcernedly," but when two nameless white police officers observe that the older sign for "FUNERALS PERFORMED" has been replaced with one advertising "Fertile womens, lovin' God, inquire within," their suspicions are raised (7, 8).
Ivy Peters came in at the kitchen door, walked up behind her, and unconcernedly put both arms around her, his hands meeting over her breast.
While the cultivation and strengthening of virtues as intrinsic to realising the best in our humanity is interestingly presented and broadly promising, contrary to her overarching thesis McCloskey cannot have her virtue-cake and also unconcernedly consume her capitalist production.
Simpson knew no fear and moved unconcernedly amid shrapnel and rifle fire, steadily carrying out his self-imposed task day by day, and he frequently earned the applause of the personnel for his many fearless rescues of wounded men from areas subject to rifle and shrapnel fire.
Despite the slowly increasing water level inside the boat, its disheveled commander, a certain Captain Perry, grinned unconcernedly at his anxious passenger.
Behind the bedstead a seal smiles unconcernedly past them.
A flock of Apache helicopters in close formation is heading in one direction, while below them, on the desert sands, a herd of camels, in equally close array, heads unconcernedly in the other.