Definitions

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  • adj. Not anxious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Free from anxiety.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ anxious

Examples

  • Johnson, who admits that he is "unanxious" about a doomsday scenario, has two reasons for writing the paper: first, to present a kind of case study for debate among lawyers; and second, to prepare to solve such a legal case in real life.

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  • I will never, God willing, slay a man in combat; but I am not unanxious to experience on myself the effect of the war-passion, which has had so great an influence on the human race.

    The Memoires of Barry Lyndon

  • The one great purpose of the Church's existence is to share that bread of life; to hold open in its words and actions a place where we can be with Jesus and to be channels for his free, unanxious, utterly demanding, grown-up love.

    Enthronement sermon

  • The Oorya, not unanxious to play off one parasite against the other, slunk away towards the dovecote.

    Kim

  • This servant of your Honour has presently no place to lay crown of his head, but going to Benares by train on account of persecution of old woman talking so much and unanxious residing

    Kim

  • His eyes were off-gray, they were mild and still and unanxious.

    THE BODY ARTIST

  • They be affections, they be loves; the uncleanness of our spirit flowing away downwards with the love of cares, and the holiness of Thine raising us upward by love of unanxious repose; that we may lift our hearts unto Thee, where Thy Spirit is borne above the waters; and come to that supereminent repose, when our soul shall have passed through the waters which yield no support.

    The Confessions

  • On the other hand, a state of Buddhist calm is of practical use because it enables David-Neel to remain "unanxious among the anxious" even when threatened by brigands, mountain tigers, or hypothermia.

    Roughing It

  • The analogy with other horrors that earlier pedants have dreamed up by prefixing "pre" to ordinary verbs suggests, I hope Bernard Knox will agree, that an unanxious mind would puzzle out of "pre-prepare" some such meaning as "an action occurring before the actual constituting of the blurb" and understand that the link between the two acts was one of consequence not of conscious intention.

    Crusty Christopher

  • Dave's wife made three or four unanxious enquiries about her husband's condition, and then said, 'Yes, he's here right now.'

    Blood Sports

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