indifferent

phonetic symbol: / ɪndɪ́frənt | ɪndɪ́fɚənt / 

indifferent - English Dictionary

[ adjective satellite ]
■ showing no care or concern in attitude or action
e.g.)
・indifferent to the sufferings of others
・indifferent to her plea

[ adjective satellite ]
■ (usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed
deaf

[ adjective satellite ]
■ (often followed by `to') lacking importance
■ not mattering one way or the other
e.g.)
・whether you choose to do it or not is a matter that is quite immaterial (or indifferent)
・what others think is altogether indifferent to him
immaterial

[ adjective satellite ]
■ marked by a lack of interest
e.g.)
・the universe is neither hostile nor friendly; it is simply indifferent
apathetic

[ adjective satellite ]
■ neither too great nor too little
e.g.)
・a couple of indifferent hills to climb

[ adjective satellite ]
■ being neither good nor bad
e.g.)
・an indifferent performance
・a gifted painter but an indifferent actor
so-so

[ adjective satellite ]
■ characterized by a lack of partiality
e.g.)
・a properly indifferent jury
unbiased , unbiassed

[ adjective satellite ]
■ marked by no especial liking or dislike or preference for one thing over another
e.g.)
・indifferent about which book you would give them
・was indifferent to their acceptance or rejection of her invitation

[ adjective satellite ]
■ having only a limited ability to react chemically
■ chemically inactive
e.g.)
・an indifferent chemical in a reaction
inert , neutral

[ adjective satellite ]
■ fairly poor to not very good
e.g.)
・has an indifferent singing voice
・has indifferent qualifications for the job

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