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nonchalant
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
calm in manner — appearing unconcerned
  • A certain superciliousness of look, coolness of manner, nonchalance of tone, express fully their sentiments on the point, without committing them by any positive rudeness in word or deed.
    Chapter 21 (41% in)
  • Ere I permitted myself to request an explanation, I tied the string of Adele's pinafore, which happened to be loose: having helped her also to another bun and refilled her mug with milk, I said, nonchalantly — "Mr.
    Chapter 17 (6% in)

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