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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indifferentlyadverb

    with indifference; in an indifferent manner

    "she shrugged indifferently"


  1. indifferentlyadverb

    In an indifferent manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Indifferentlyadverb

    Etymology: indifferenter, Latin.

    Whiteness is a mean between all colours, having itself indifferently to them all, so as with equal facility to be tinged with any of them. Isaac Newton, Opt.

    Were pardon extended indifferently to all, which of them would think himself under any particular obligation? Addison.

    Though a church of England-man thinks every species of government equally lawful, he does not think them equally expedient, or for every country indifferently. Jonathan Swift.

    Set honour in one eye, and death i' th' other,
    And I will look on death indifferently. William Shakespeare, Jul. Cæs.

    A moyle will draw indifferently well, and carry great burthens. Carew.

    I hope it may indifferently entertain your lordship at an unbending hour. Nicholas Rowe.

    An hundred and fifty of their beds, sown together, kept me but very indifferently from the floor. Gulliver's Travels.


  1. indifferently

    Indifferently typically means showing a lack of interest, concern, or care towards something or someone. It can also refer to a neutral or unbiased manner, without favoring one side or another.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indifferentlyadverb

    in an indifferent manner; without distinction or preference; impartially; without concern, wish, affection, or aversion; tolerably; passably

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indifferently in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indifferently in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of indifferently in a Sentence

  1. Addison:

    An indiscreet man is more hurtful than an ill-natured one; for as the latter will only attack his enemies, and those he wishes ill to, the other injures indifferently both his friends and foes.

  2. Harrington:

    It is true that men are no fit judges of themselves, because commonly they are partial to their own cause; yet it is as true that he who will dispose himself to judge indifferently of himself can do it better than any body else, because a man can see farther into his own mind and heart than any one else can.

  3. John G. Vance:

    Remember that it is far better to follow well than to lead indifferently.

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