What does indifference mean?

Definitions for indifference
ɪnˈdɪf ər əns, -ˈdɪf rənsin·dif·fer·ence

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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

Freebase

  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.

How to pronounce indifference?

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How to say indifference in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indifference in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indifference in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of indifference in a Sentence

  1. Jon Stewart:

    Your indifference costs these men and women their most valuable commodity - time.

  2. Edward C. Banfield:

    Although he has more leasure than almost anyone, the indifference ,appathy if one preferes, of the lower class person is such that he seldom makes even the simplest repaires to the place that he lives in. He is not troubled by dirt or dilapidation and he does not mind the inadequacy of public facilities such as schools, parks hospitals and libraries. Indeed, where such things exist, he may destroy them by carelessness or even by vandalism.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Hatred belittles you, as it is just a drop of disappointment in an ocean of indifference. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Elie Wiesel, O Magazine, November 2000:

    I have no doubt that faith is only pure when it does not negate the faith of another. I have no doubt that evil can be fought and that indifference is no option. I have no doubt that fanaticism is dangerous. And of all the books in the world on life, I have no doubt that the life of one person weighs more than them all.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    There are consequences to inaction. There are consequences to indifference, and they reverberate far beyond the walls of the projects, the borders of the barrier or the roads of the reservation. They sap us of our strength as a nation.

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