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indifference

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noun in·dif·fer·ence \in-ˈdi-fərn(t)s, -f(ə-)rən(t)s\

Simple Definition of indifference

  • : lack of interest in or concern about something : an indifferent attitude or feeling

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of indifference

  1. 1 :  the quality, state, or fact of being indifferent

  2. 2 a archaic :  lack of difference or distinction between two or more things b :  absence of compulsion to or toward one thing or another

Examples of indifference in a sentence

  1. She was amazed that some people could watch the trial with indifference.

  2. She watched them with a cool indifference.



15th Century

First Known Use of indifference

15th century


INDIFFERENCE Defined for Kids

indifference

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noun in·dif·fer·ence \in-ˈdi-fə-rəns, -ˈdi-frəns\

Definition of indifference for Students

  1. :  lack of interest or concern <He treated the matter with indifference.>




Medical Dictionary

indifference

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noun in·dif·fer·ence \in-ˈdif-ərn(t)s, -ˈdif-(ə-)rən(t)s\

Medical Definition of indifference

  1. :  the quality, state, or fact of being indifferent <a schizophrenic reaction accompanied by apathy and indifference>





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