Nonchalant vs Permissive - What's the difference?

nonchalant | permissive |


As adjectives the difference between nonchalant and permissive

is that nonchalant is casually calm and relaxed while permissive is giving, or predisposed to give permission; lenient.

nonchalant

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Casually calm and relaxed.
  • We handled the whole frenetic situation with a nonchalant attitude.
  • Indifferent; unconcerned; behaving as if detached.
  • He is far too nonchalant about such a serious matter.

    Synonyms

    * (casually calm) carefree, cool, mellow, easygoing * (indifferent) , unconcerned * See also

    permissive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Giving, or predisposed to give permission; lenient.
  • Anagrams

    * impressive ----