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Usage examples for unconcerned

  1. So entirely unconcerned did they appear, that some of them, who were on deck when the town was in flames, seemed to admire the sight, and frequently cried out, that it was maitai, or very fine. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  2. It must not be supposed that the people on the shore were unconcerned spectators of the fearful tragedy that was enacted before their eyes. – Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy; between 1793 and 1849 by William O. S. Gilly
  3. " Look at that, now," said the wardrobe woman, catching sight of the child's closed eyelids; " just look at the rest of the little dears, all that excited they can't stand still to get their hats on, and she just as unconcerned as you please, and after making the hit of the piece, too." – Episodes in Van Bibber's Life by Richard Harding Davis
  4. He was too totally unconcerned with the gravity of his position. – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  5. He had expected tears and grief, but instead he found a strange, unconcerned calmness that surprised and puzzled him. – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  6. And the school gathered in amazement round our pulpit, on which Nestie stood quite unconcerned – Young Barbarians by Ian Maclaren
  7. The child, quite unconcerned fell into step beside me, saying, confidentially: " When I was little I used to cry when they talked to me like that. – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  8. Pell tried to seem unconcerned – The Bad Man by Charles Hanson Towne
  9. He had found the world smiling and unconcerned – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  10. The Moors were unconcerned seeing that he was coming alone, and they thought it was someone from their own camp. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  11. The look, determined, cunning, watchful, put him on his guard, and his manner became a shade more unconcerned – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  12. For a moment they looked me straight in the face, reflectively, unconcerned and then travelled to the spectacles of old Ramon. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  13. I can tell you my heart beat, though I pretended to look quite unconcerned – The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond by William Makepeace Thackeray
  14. In the effort to appear unconcerned the dark color had risen to his own cheeks. – Other Things Being Equal by Emma Wolf
  15. He is hampered, troubled, and anxious when he ought to be free, calm, and unconcerned – Essays On Work And Culture by Hamilton Wright Mabie
  16. They sell papers and give the fellows at the Foreign Office a chance to look unconcerned – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  17. He was terrible: so unconcerned so careless as to who lived or died. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  18. Again and again this bird, and one of the others I rode at, practised the same pretty trick, first appearing perfectly unconcerned at my presence and then, when I made a charge at them, with just one little careless movement placing themselves a dozen yards behind me. – Far Away and Long Ago by W. H. Hudson
  19. The boys laughed at Grant's confusion, but ignoring the interruption Zeke continued with his tale, I tried to appear unconcerned like and I said to one of the men, 'Take hold here and give me a lift, I'm 'most afraid to back down any further for fear I'll tip my mother out. – The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine by Ross Kay
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