(1) an impression of boyish insouciance(2) Releasing a fierce battle cry, I pounded flailing fist after flailing fist onto him, oblivious to his insouciance and lack of flinching.(3) Her sultry good looks, airy insouciance and withering scorn would have made me her instant slave.(4) There are, admittedly, some who would contend that he can overdo the cavalier insouciance , but, assuredly, the confidence he oozes is certainly very welcome.(5) Mostly, though, Sanders' cheerful insouciance could not be less calculating.(6) It is also a remarkably accurate portrait of a family who, in two postwar generations, leap from the daily struggle to keep body and soul together to public school insouciance and confidence.(7) This would seem to explain their insouciance about appearing as actors in a drama series that will, if all goes to plan, transform them into successful musicians.(8) Perhaps this partly explains the stoicism and insouciance of those Brits interviewed on the streets, all of whom seemed to know that a certain sang-froid was expected of them.(9) He has that enviably precise balance of familiarity and distance, humor and restraint, insouciance laced with respect.(10) After a wobbly start, balance and confidence come back, though not sufficiently to allow one hand to reach down for the water bottle at speed, never mind that old teenage insouciance of riding with both hands in the trouser pockets.(11) We enjoy his insouciance and defiance; he has all the best characteristics in a movie where few have any redeeming value.(12) I find his insouciance about the difficulty of figuring out ethics disconcerting, though he's right that Nietzsche collapses into Platonism.(13) I wish I could agree with this call for mature insouciance , one year on.(14) We began by trying not to be London style snobs, to keep our metropolitan insouciance zipped, but the sheer volume, the boundless gaudy vulgarity of it, overwhelms you, and you just have to howl with derision.(15) There was also a degree of insouciance about recycling the compost.(16) Its unhappy record of arrogant insouciance and incompetence as a monopoly service provider has given its new rivals a record of leaky credibility against which to run.