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Eleanor Jones Harvey.
Twain earned the undying enmity of Confederate loyalists with his insouciant but accurate critique of the work…
- Word: insouciant
- Definition: lighthearted unconcern : nonchalance
Pronunciation: in-ˈsü-sē-ən(t)s, aⁿ-süs-ˈyäⁿs
Example: wandered into the meeting with complete insouciance to the fact that she was late
Origin: French, from in- + soucier to trouble, disturb, from Old French, from Latin sollicitare
First Known Use: 1799
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