from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The state or quality of being indifferent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state of being indifferent.
- n. Unbiased impartiality.
- n. Unemotional apathy.
- n. A lack of enthusiasm.
- n. Unconcerned nonchalance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being indifferent, or not making a difference; lack of sufficient importance to constitute a difference; absence of weight; insignificance.
- n. Passableness; mediocrity.
- n. Impartiality; freedom from prejudice, prepossession, or bias.
- n. Absence of anxiety or interest in respect to what is presented to the mind; unconcernedness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being indifferent, as between persons or things; absence of prepossession or bias; impartiality.
- n. The state of being indifferent or apathetic; the absence of definite preference or choice; want of differentiation or variation of feeling; absence of special interest; apathy; insensibility.
- n. The character of being indifferent or immaterial; want of essential difference with respect to choice, use or non-use, etc.; immateriality; unimportance: as, the indifference of particular actions or things.
- n. The condition of being indifferent in character or quality; a falling short of the standard of excellence; comparative mediocrity: as, the indifference of one's penmanship or work. Also indifferency.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
- n. unbiased impartial unconcern
- n. apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
- n. the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern
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