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Definition of Indifference

Indifference

  1. The quality or state of being indifferent, or not making a difference; want of sufficient importance to constitute a difference; absence of weight; insignificance.
  2. Passableness; mediocrity.
  3. Impartiality; freedom from prejudice, prepossession, or bias.
  4. Absence of anxiety or interest in respect to what is presented to the mind; unconcernedness; as, entire indifference to all that occurs.

Indifference Quotations

After the first blush of sin comes its indifference.
Henry David Thoreau

Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.
Albert Camus

To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything.
Albert Camus

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
Elie Wiesel

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
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Indifference Translations

indifference in Dutch is flegma
indifference in Norwegian is likegyldighet
indifference in Spanish is indiferencia
indifference in Swedish is likgiltighet

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