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Sample sentences for the GRE study word nonchalance

nonchalance can be used as a noun

1.To find a new unthought-of nonchalance with the best of Natur. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.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. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
3.With an air of nonchalance which, under the circumstances, seemed to me to border upon affectation, he lounged up and down the pavement, and gazed vacantly at the ground, the sky, the opposite houses and the line of railings. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
4.He treated his Serene Highness with a somewhat affected nonchalance intended to show that, as a highly trained military man, he left it to Russians to make an idol of this useless old man, but that he knew whom he was dealing with. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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