What does indifference mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word indifference.

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. W. Somerset Maugham:

    Tolerance is another word for indifference.

  2. Libbie Fudim:

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

  3. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg:

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

  4. Elie Wiesel, The Perils of Indifference:

    Indifference, then, is not only a sin, it is a punishment.

  5. James Barrett Scotty Reston:

    All politics are based on the indifference of the majority.

Images & Illustrations of indifference

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