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- 1. casual, insouciant, nonchalant, unconcerned (vs. concerned)
- usage: marked by blithe unconcern; "an ability to interest casual students"; "showed a casual disregard for cold weather"; "an utterly insouciant financial policy"; "an elegantly insouciant manner"; "drove his car with nonchalant abandon"; "was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner"
- 2. casual, unplanned (vs. planned)
- usage: without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand; "a casual remark"; "information collected by casual methods and in their spare time"
- 3. casual, everyday, daily, informal (vs. formal)
- usage: appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions; "casual clothes"; "everyday clothes"
- 4. casual, chance(prenominal), unplanned (vs. planned)
- usage: occurring or appearing or singled out by chance; "seek help from casual passers-by"; "a casual meeting"; "a chance occurrence"
- 5. casual, cursory, passing(prenominal), perfunctory, careless (vs. careful)
- usage: hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough; "a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws"; "a passing glance"; "perfunctory courtesy"
- 6. casual, occasional, irregular (vs. regular)
- usage: occurring from time to time; "casual employment"; "a casual correspondence with a former teacher"; "an occasional worker"
- 7. fooling, casual, light (vs. heavy)
- usage: characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility; "a broken back is nothing to be casual about; it is no fooling matter"
- 8. free-and-easy, casual, informal (vs. formal)
- usage: natural and unstudied; "using their Christian names in a casual way"; "lectured in a free-and-easy style"
- 9. casual, effortless, easy (vs. difficult)
- usage: not showing effort or strain; "a difficult feat performed with casual mastery"; "careless grace"
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