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.

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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:

    Where are they? It would be one thing if their callous indifference and rank hypocrisy was benign, but it's not, their indifference cost these men and women their most valuable commodity, time, one thing they're running out of.

  2. Elie Wiesel, The Perils of Indifference:

    And, therefore, indifference is always the friend of the enemy, for it benefits the aggressor -- never its victim, whose pain is magnified when he or she feels forgotten.

  3. Erik Pevernagie:

    When life only consists of infantile first world problems and day-by-day futilities, our mind is eager for other values, which should fill the unbearable emptiness. If we are suffocating under the pressure of the banality of evil and losing out to the slowly infiltrating cancerous cells of indifference, resilience and redirection is required. ("The world was somewhere else" )

  4. Oliver L. North:

    There is no moral middle ground. Indifference is not an option. ... For the sake of our children, I implore each of you to be unyielding and inflexible in your opposition to drugs.

  5. August Strindberg:

    I hated her now with a hatred more fatal than indifference because it was the other side of love.

Images & Illustrations of indifference

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