Definitions for indifferenceɪnˈdɪf ər əns, -ˈdɪf rəns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•dif•fer•enceɪnˈdɪf ər əns, -ˈdɪf rəns(n.)

  1. lack of interest or concern.

  2. unimportance; little or no concern.

  3. the quality or condition of being indifferent.

  4. mediocrity.

Origin of indifference:

1400–50; late ME < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. indifference(noun)

    unbiased impartial unconcern

  2. emotionlessness, impassivity, impassiveness, phlegm, indifference, stolidity, unemotionality(noun)

    apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions

  3. apathy, indifference, numbness, spiritlessness(noun)

    the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally

  4. nonchalance, unconcern, indifference(noun)

    the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern

Wiktionary

  1. indifference(Noun)

    the state of being indifferent

  2. indifference(Noun)

    unbiased impartiality

  3. indifference(Noun)

    unemotional apathy

    His daughter's indifference towards the sexist group made him wonder if she was even human.

  4. indifference(Noun)

    a lack of enthusiasm

  5. indifference(Noun)

    unconcerned nonchalance

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indifference(noun)

    the quality or state of being indifferent, or not making a difference; want of sufficient importance to constitute a difference; absence of weight; insignificance

  2. Indifference(noun)

    passableness; mediocrity

  3. Indifference(noun)

    impartiality; freedom from prejudice, prepossession, or bias

  4. Indifference(noun)

    absence of anxiety or interest in respect to what is presented to the mind; unconcernedness; as, entire indifference to all that occurs

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  1. Indifference

    During the investigation into the death of a little girl in a respectable, middle-class family, Greevey and Logan uncover a myriad of family secrets involving abuse, molestation, and murder.


Translations for indifference

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

indifference(noun)

the state of showing no interest in, or concern about, something

She showed complete indifference to the cries of the baby.

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