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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

Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
Haile Selassie

Perhaps misguided moral passion is better than confused indifference.
Iris Murdoch

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

Let us be honest with each other. The threat to marriage is not the gays. It is a lack of loving commitment - whether it is found in the form of neglect, indifference, cruelty or adultery, to name just a few manifestations of the loveless desert in which too many marriages come to grief.
Malcolm Turnbull

My indifference to money and my spendthrift ways are disgraceful. You have no idea how reckless I am; how often I practically throw money out of the window. I am always making good resolutions, but the next minute I forget and give the waiter eightpence.
Robert Schumann
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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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