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Definition of Indifferent

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

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

Those whom we can love, we can hate; to others we are indifferent.
Henry David Thoreau

If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to all others, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism.
Erich Fromm

The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.
Henry Ward Beecher

The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent.
Carl Sagan
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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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