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.
Casually calm and relaxed.
Indifferent; unconcerned; behaving as if detached.
- We handled the whole frenetic situation with a nonchalant attitude.
- He is far too nonchalant about such a serious matter.
* (casually calm) carefree, cool, mellow, easygoing
* (indifferent) , unconcerned
* See also
Giving, or predisposed to give permission; lenient.