Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not interesting; not affecting; not belonging to one.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Not interesting or affecting; insignificant; not belonging to one.

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  • adjective obsolete Not interesting or affecting; insignificant.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ concerning

Examples

  • Other ambassadors -- particularly those of Venice -- pander to their Governments 'wishes in this respect, conscious that there is a sycophancy in slander contrasted with which the ordinary sycophancy of flattery is as water to wine; they diligently send home every scrap of indecent or scandalous rumour they can pick up in the Roman ante - chambers, however unlikely, uncorroborated, or unconcerning the business of an ambassador.

    The Life of Cesare Borgia

  • Other ambassadors -- particularly those of Venice -- pander to their Governments 'wishes in this respect, conscious that there is a sycophancy in slander contrasted with which the ordinary sycophancy of flattery is as water to wine; they diligently send home every scrap of indecent or scandalous rumour they can pick up in the Roman ante-chambers, however unlikely, uncorroborated, or unconcerning the business of an ambassador.

    The Life of Cesare Borgia

  • He looks only at the soul; all outward distinctions of rank and place, fortune, pride, poverty, disappear as unconcerning things; he sees all men as in the light of the judgment day.

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • He looks only at the soul; all outward distinctions of rank and place, fortune, pride, poverty, disappear as unconcerning things; he sees all men as in the light of the judgment day.

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • And sly Affability, which is not only to be used in common and unconcerning speech, but upon all occasions.

    George Washington's Rules of Civility

  • Donne calls "unconcerning things, matters of fact," -- between substantial personages, whose contact or even neighborhood is influential, and the supernumeraries that serve first to fill up a stage and afterwards the interstices of a biographical dictionary.

    Among My Books Second Series

  • And he presently after we had seated our selves, shutting the Books that lay open, and turning to us with a smiling countenance seemed ready to begin some such unconcerning discourse as is wont to pass or rather waste the time in promiscuous companies.

    The Sceptical Chymist or Chymico-Physical Doubts & Paradoxes, Touching the Spagyrist's Principles Commonly call'd Hypostatical; As they are wont to be Propos'd and Defended by the Generality of Alchymists. Whereunto is præmis'd Part of another Discourse relating to the same Subject.

  • The woman who died was the result of a careless, unconcerning man.

    KKTV - HomePage - Headlines

  • Ask Moxie (can't find exact link, sorry), unconcerning for a breastfed baby.

    Indigo Girl

  • Yea what a Hypocrite and unconcerning President Bush is THousands killed on our home soil and he couldn’t even focus in capturing Binladen, Now that was Truely a Slap in the American people’s face and the living families of those lost, that His Presidency did not care to capture a Mass Murderer of America!

    The long fruitless hunt for Osama bin Laden

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