Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An indifferent matter.
  • n. A matter that is morally neutral.
  • n. Something neither forbidden nor commanded by scripture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In theology and ethics, a thing indifferent; a tenet or practice which may be considered non-essential.

Etymologies

Neuter of Ancient Greek ἀδιάφορος ("indifferent"). (Wiktionary)

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