noun /ˌpəʊkəʊkjʊˈræntɪzəm/
Nonchalance, indifference.

The doom of Fate was, Be thou a Dandy! Have thy eye-glasses, opera-glasses, thy Long-Acre cabs with white-breeched tiger, thy yawning impassivities, pococurantisms; fix thyself in Dandyhood, undeliverable; it is thy doom.

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  • Pococurantism — Po co*cu*ran tism n. Carelessness; apathy; indifference. [R.] Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pococurantism — index disinterest (lack of interest) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pococurantism — noun see pococurante …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pococurantism — See pococurante. * * * …   Universalium

  • pococurantism — po·co·cu·ran·tism …   English syllables

  • pococurantism — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pococurante — pococurantism /poh koh koo ran tiz euhm, rahn , kyoo /, pococuranteism, n. /poh koh koo ran tee, rahn , kyoo /; It. /paw kaw kooh rddahn te/, n., pl. pococuranti / tee/, adj. n. 1. a careless or indifferent person. adj. 2. caring little;… …   Universalium

  • pococuranteism — noun see pococurantism * * * pococurantism / kū rantˈizm/ or pococuranteism / kū rantˈi izm/ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑poco …   Useful english dictionary

  • pococurante — adjective Etymology: Italian poco curante caring little Date: 1815 indifferent, nonchalant • pococurantism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disinterest — I (lack of interest) noun aloofness, apathy, boredom, callousness, carelessness, coolness, detachment, disdain, disinterestedness, disregard, heedlessness, inappetance, inappetancy, inattention, inattentiveness, inconsideration, incuriosity,… …   Law dictionary

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