indifferent


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marked by a lack of interest

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showing no care or concern in attitude or action

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(usually followed by 'to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed

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(often followed by 'to') lacking importance

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fairly poor to not very good

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having only a limited ability to react chemically

marked by no especial liking or dislike or preference for one thing over another

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characterized by a lack of partiality

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being neither good nor bad

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neither too great nor too little

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It was seldom the old man made so long a speech, but his son's question had fallen like a bit of dry fuel on the embers of a long unextinguished resentment, which had always made the grandfather more indifferent to Hetty than to his son's children.
Though outwardly calm and indifferent, Clayton was inwardly apprehensive and wrought up, for he feared for his wife's safety at the hands of these ignorant, half-brutes into whose hands fate had so remorselessly thrown them.
If you are speaking on my behalf, I can assure you that no question can be more indifferent and impersonal to me than second marriage.
her love for Jones; which last the behaviour of her father, of her aunt, of every one else, and more particularly of Jones himself, had blown into a flame, that her mind was in that confused state which may be truly said to make us ignorant of what we do, or whither we go, or rather, indeed, indifferent as to the consequence of either.
Let Mr Haredale go on,' said Gashford, upon whose unwholesome face the perspiration had broken out during this speech, in blotches of wet; 'I don't mind him, Sir John; it's quite as indifferent to me what he says, as it is to my lord.
Not a soul moved; except some in the rear who slunk off, and, escaping to the other side of the way, looked on like indifferent spectators.
Maggie would have thought a little while ago that she could never be cross with pretty little Lucy, any more than she could be cruel to a little white mouse; but then, Tom had always been quite indifferent to Lucy before, and it had been left to Maggie to pet and make much of her.
Sitting under the tree, against the pond," said Tom, apparently indifferent to everything but the string and the turkey-cock.
The good woman, being not a little embarrassed by the novelty of her situation, and certain material apprehensions that perhaps by this time little Jacob, or the baby, or both, had fallen into the fire, or tumbled down stairs, or had been squeezed behind doors, or had scalded their windpipes in endeavouring to allay their thirst at the spouts of tea-kettles, preserved an uneasy silence; and meeting from the window the eyes of turnpike-men, omnibus-drivers, and others, felt in the new dignity of her position like a mourner at a funeral, who, not being greatly afflicted by the loss of the departed, recognizes his every-day acquaintance from the window of the mourning coach, but is constrained to preserve a decent solemnity, and the appearance of being indifferent to all external objects.
To have been indifferent to the companionship of the single gentleman would have been tantamount to being gifted with nerves of steel.
BE[pounds sterling]KREE[currency] (CyHAN)- Turkish charity organization Tuna, which operates in Romania, delivered 22 tons of food materials to disadvantaged people indifferent which race, religion and language they are.
The study differentiated two types of neutral reviews: mixed neutral that contains a balanced positive and negative evaluation of product attributes (Figure 1a) from indifferent neutral that includes neither positive nor negative evaluations (Figure 1b).
London, May 22 ( ANI ): England football team manager Roy Hodgson believes that his key striker and Manchester united star Wayne Rooney is determined to prove himself at this year's World Cup in Brazil after two previous indifferent campaigns.
The new breed of owner that we've seen in places like Hull and Cardiff seem just as indifferent.
2, ATC Code: S01XA20, Generic Name: Artificial tears and other indifferent agents (unpreserved), pharmaceutical form: Eye drops, Strength: 1 + 3 mg / ml Unit Value: 0.