indifferent definition

  • adjective:
    • Having no specific interest or concern; apathetic: indifferent towards sufferings of other people.
    • Having no marked experience for or against: She stayed indifferent toward their proposal.
    • maybe not mattering a good way or even the other: It's indifferent if you ask me which outfit you select.
    • described as insufficient partiality; impartial: an indifferent judge.
    • becoming neither too-much nor too little; modest.
    • Being neither great nor bad; mediocre: an indifferent performance. See Synonyms at average.
    • becoming neither right nor incorrect.
    • Not energetic or involved; simple: an indifferent chemical in a reaction.
    • Biology Undifferentiated, as cells or muscle.
    • maybe not caring or concerned; uninterested, apathetic.
    • Mediocre, frequently used negatively in contemporary usage.
    • Having no choice or bias, becoming impartial.
    • maybe not considerable in dimensions or amount, immaterial.
    • Being within the condition of simple balance.
    • maybe not making an improvement; having no influence or preponderating weight; involving no preference, concern, or interest; of no-account; without significance or value.
    • Neither specially great, not to bad; of a middle condition or quality; passable; mediocre.
    • Not inclined to 1 part, party, or option significantly more than to some other; simple; impartial.
    • experiencing no interest, anxiety, or care, respecting any such thing; unconcerned; inattentive; apathetic; heedless.
    • clear of prejudice or bias; impartial; impartial; disinterested.
    • having just a restricted power to respond chemically; chemically sedentary
    • being neither good nor bad
    • marked by no especial taste or dislike or inclination to begin with over another
    • fairly bad to not good
    • characterized by a lack of partiality
    • neither also great nor inadequate
    • (frequently followed by `to') lacking value; perhaps not mattering one of the ways and/or other
    • showing no care or issue in attitude or activity
    • marked by insufficient interest
    • (usually accompanied by `to') hesitant or refusing to pay heed
  • adverb:
    • to some degree, in some degree (intermediate between really and not anyway); averagely, tolerably, relatively.
    • To a moderate level; passably; tolerably.
  • others:
    • Without huge difference of tendency; not preferring one individual or thing to another; simple; impartial; unbiased; disinterested: since, an indifferent judge, juror, or arbitrator.
    • Feeling no interest, anxiety, or care; unconcerned; apathetic: because, a man indifferent to their eternal benefit.
    • Not making an improvement; having no impact or preponderating weight; immaterial; of no-account: since, it's indifferent which roadway we just take.
    • Regarded without distinction of sensation; maybe not interesting special-interest; uninteresting.
    • Falling lacking any standard of quality; of common or mediocre high quality or kind; only passable or tolerable; ordinary.
    • In biology, undifferentiated; ancient; typical; maybe not skilled.
  • noun:
    • person who is indifferent or apathetic.
    • That which is indifferent or an object of indifference; whatever affords no definitive ground of preference.

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