What does indifference mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indifferencenoun

    unbiased impartial unconcern

  2. emotionlessness, impassivity, impassiveness, phlegm, indifference, stolidity, unemotionalitynoun

    apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions

  3. apathy, indifference, numbness, spiritlessnessnoun

    the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally

  4. nonchalance, unconcern, indifferencenoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. indifferencenoun

    the state of being indifferent

  2. indifferencenoun

    unbiased impartiality

  3. indifferencenoun

    unemotional apathy

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

  4. indifferencenoun

    a lack of enthusiasm

  5. indifferencenoun

    unconcerned nonchalance

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indifferencenoun

    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. Indifferencenoun

    passableness; mediocrity

  3. Indifferencenoun

    impartiality; freedom from prejudice, prepossession, or bias

  4. Indifferencenoun

    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.

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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. 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.

  2. Pyotr Kravchanka:

    The bitter truth is that it is only now, four and a half years later, that we are finally and with tremendous difficulty making a breach in the wall of indifference, silence and lack of sympathy, and for this we ourselves are largely to blame.

  3. Chris Christie:

    Amtrak's indifference to New Jersey commuters and its abject neglect of the infrastructure that New Jersey and our entire region relies upon.

  4. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg:

    If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.

  5. Libbie Fudim:

    Love me or hate me, but spare me your indifference.

Images & Illustrations of indifference

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    boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
    • A. eloquent
    • B. soft-witted
    • C. ravening
    • D. defiant

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