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Definition of Indifferent


  1. Not mal/ing a difference; having no influence or preponderating weight; involving no preference, concern, or attention; of no account; without significance or importance.
  2. Neither particularly good, not very bad; of a middle state or quality; passable; mediocre.
  3. Not inclined to one side, party, or choice more than to another; neutral; impartial.
  4. Feeling no interest, anxiety, or care, respecting anything; unconcerned; inattentive; apathetic; heedless; as, to be indifferent to the welfare of one's family.
  5. Free from bias or prejudice; impartial; unbiased; disinterested.
  6. To a moderate degree; passably; tolerably.

Indifferent Quotations

Instead of being just a church that welcomes and receives by keeping the doors open, let us try also to be a church that finds new roads, that is able to step outside itself and go to those who do not attend Mass, to those who have quit or are indifferent.
Pope Francis

Bad food is made without pride, by cooks who have no pride, and no love. Bad food is made by chefs who are indifferent, or who are trying to be everything to everybody, who are trying to please everyone... Bad food is fake food... food that shows fear and lack of confidence in people's ability to discern or to make decisions about their lives.
Anthony Bourdain

Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.
John Maynard Keynes

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.
George Bernard Shaw

Today, no leader can afford to be indifferent to the challenge of engaging employees in the work of creating the future. Engagement may have been optional in the past, but it's pretty much the whole game today.
Gary Hamel
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Indifferent Translations

indifferent in Dutch is lauw, onverschillig
indifferent in Portuguese is indiferente
indifferent in Spanish is indiferente
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