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Noun
/inˈdif(ə)rəns/,
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Lack of interest, concern, or sympathy,
  1. Lack of interest, concern, or sympathy
    • - she shrugged, feigning indifference
  2. Unimportance
    • - it cannot be regarded as a matter of indifference

  1. unbiased impartial unconcern
  2. emotionlessness: apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
  3. apathy: the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
  4. nonchalance: the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern
  5. (indifferent) apathetic: marked by a lack of interest; "an apathetic audience"; "the universe is neither hostile nor friendly; it is simply indifferent"
  6. (indifferent) deaf(p): (usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed; "deaf to her warnings"
  7. (indifferent) immaterial: (often followed by `to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other; "whether you choose to do it or not is a matter that is quite immaterial (or indifferent)"; "what others think is altogether indifferent to him"
  8. (indifferent) inert: having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive; "inert matter"; "an indifferent chemical in a reaction"
  9. (indifferent) characterized by a lack of partiality; "a properly indifferent jury"; "an unbiasgoted account of her family problems"
  10. (indifferently) with indifference; in an indifferent manner; "she shrugged indifferently"
  11. Apathy (also called impassivity or perfunctoriness) is a state of indifference, or the suppression of emotions such as concern, excitement, motivation and passion. An apathetic individual has an absence of interest in or concern about emotional, social, or physical life. ...
  12. "Indifference" is the 17th episode of NBC's legal drama Law & Order. It originally aired on 27 November 1990. The plot of this episode would be revisited in the 15th season episode "Fixed".
  13. Moby Grape is the rock band Moby Grape's eponymous 1967 debut album. Coming from the San Francisco scene, their reputation quickly grew to immense proportions, leading to a bidding war and a contract with Columbia Records. ...
  14. Vs. is the second studio album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on October 19, 1993 through Epic Records. ...
  15. (indifferent) Not caring; apathetic; Mediocre, usually used negatively in modern usage; Being in the state of neutral equilibrium; To some extent, in some degree (intermediate between very and not at all); moderately, tolerably, fairly
  16. (INDIFFERENT) Showing neither interest or dislike. Having no particular interest or concern; apathetic.
  17. (INDIFFERENT) To have no bias nor partiality. 7 Conn. 229. A juror, an arbitrator, and a witness, ought to be indifferent, and when they are not so, they may be challenged. See 9 Conn. 42.
  18. (Indifferent) imperfectly sensible to distinctions among things.
  19. (indifferent) (adj) - without concern; unbiased
  20. (indifferent) 1) used by some asexual individuals to indicate that they feel neither revulsion toward nor powerful desire to engage in sex. 2) also can be taken to mean they are indifferent toward the idea of sex in general
  21. (indifferent) Not to be confused with apathy, indifference is a difficult mode of existence in which one is simultaneously engaged with and detached from the phenomenal word, as in Camus's longed-for "passionate world of indifference." See: CARELESS, DETACHED, NONCHALANT.
  22. To dream of indifference, signifies pleasant companions for a very short time. For a young woman to dream that her sweetheart is indifferent to her, signifies that he may not prove his affections in the most appropriate way. ...
  23. An emotional state characterized by a lack of concern for or interest in an individual, or not really caring about that person. (See neglect; the warmth dimension of parenting)
  24. to pain means that the patient can perceive the stimulus, but lacks an appropriate response: they will not flinch or withdraw when exposed to pain.^[citation needed]