from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The character, disposition, or habits of a pococurante; extreme indifference, apathy, or carelessness; inaccuracy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare Carelessness; apathy; indifference.
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It is queer the fantastic things that quite good people will do in order to keep up their appearance of calm pococurantism.
Society divides naturally into classes, diletantism and pococurantism dawdling luxuriously here, labor at hand-grip with Destiny there.
His pleasing form was only the seductive veil of immorality and pococurantism.
However modern, Cecily, it was clear, had caught nothing of the disease of pococurantism.
He was reckless to the uttermost stretch of recklessness, all serene and quiet though his pococurantism and his daily manner were; and while subdued to the undeviating monotone and languor of his peculiar set in all his temper and habits, the natural dare-devil in him took out its inborn instincts in a wildly careless and gamester-like imprudence with that most touchy tempered and inconsistent of all coquettes -- Fortune.
Herbert himself sat throned like an Epicurean god in the pure halo of cultivated pococurantism.