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Adjective: indifferent  in'di-f(u-)runt
  1. Marked by a lack of interest
    "the universe is neither hostile nor friendly; it is simply indifferent";
    - apathetic
     
  2. Showing no care or concern in attitude or action
    "indifferent to the sufferings of others"; "indifferent to her plea"
     
  3. (usually followed by 'to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed
    "indifferent to her warnings";
    - deaf
     
  4. (often followed by 'to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other
    "whether you choose to do it or not is a matter that is quite indifferent"; "what others think is altogether indifferent to him";
    - immaterial
     
  5. Fairly poor to not very good
    "has an indifferent singing voice"; "has indifferent qualifications for the job"
     
  6. (chemistry) having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive
    "an indifferent chemical in a reaction";
    - inert, neutral
     
  7. Marked by no especial liking, dislike or preference for one thing over another
    "indifferent about which book you would give them"; "was indifferent to their acceptance or rejection of her invitation"
     
  8. Characterized by a lack of partiality
    "a properly indifferent jury";
    - unbiased, unbiassed
     
  9. Being neither good nor bad
    "an indifferent performance"; "a gifted painter but an indifferent actor";
    - so-so
     
  10. Neither too great nor too little
    "a couple of indifferent hills to climb"

See also: heedless, impartial, inferior, moderate, ordinary, unconcerned, unheeding, unimportant, uninterested, unreactive

Encyclopedia: Indifferent