Definition of INDIFFERENT


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) marked by a lack of interest; "an apathetic audience"; "the universe is neither hostile nor friendly; it is simply indifferent" ;

  • 2. (

    ) showing no care or concern in attitude or action; "indifferent to the sufferings of others"; "indifferent to her plea" ;

  • 3. (

    ) (usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed; "deaf to her warnings" ;

  • 4. (

    ) (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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) fairly poor to not very good; "has an indifferent singing voice"; "has indifferent qualifications for the job" ;

  • 6. (

    ) having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive; "inert matter"; "an indifferent chemical in a reaction" ;

  • 7. (

    ) marked by no especial liking or dislike or preference for one thing over another; "indifferent about which book you would give them"; "was indifferent to their acceptance or rejection of her invitation" ;

  • 9. (

    ) being neither good nor bad; "an indifferent performance"; "a gifted painter but an indifferent actor"; "her work at the office is passable"; "a so-so golfer"; "feeling only so-so"; "prepared a tolerable dinner"; "a tolerable working knowledge of French" ;

  • 10. (

    ) neither too great nor too little; "a couple of indifferent hills to climb" ;

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