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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

Every judgement of conscience, be it right or wrong, be it about things evil in themselves or morally indifferent, is obligatory, in such wise that he who acts against his conscience always sins.
Thomas Aquinas

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

The immortality of the soul is a matter which is of so great consequence to us and which touches us so profoundly that we must have lost all feeling to be indifferent about it.
Blaise Pascal

People don't care enough. They don't get worked up enough. They don't get angry enough. They don't get passionate enough. I'd rather somebody hate what I do than be indifferent to it.
Jonathan Safran Foer
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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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