Meaning of 'indifferent'

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Meaning of ‘indifferent’

10 definitions found.



showing no care or concern in attitude or action

Example: "indifferent to the sufferings of others"


(often followed by `to') lacking importance

Synonyms: immaterial


marked by a lack of interest

Synonyms: apathetic


neither too great nor too little

Example: "a couple of indifferent hills to climb"


being neither good nor bad

Example: "an indifferent performance"

Synonyms: so-so


characterized by a lack of partiality

Example: "a properly indifferent jury"

Synonyms: unbiased unbiassed


marked by no especial liking or dislike or preference for one thing over another

Example: "indifferent about which book you would give them"


having only a limited ability to react chemically

Synonyms: inert


fairly poor to not very good

Example: "has an indifferent singing voice"


(usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed

Synonyms: deaf

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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