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indifference

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

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

Full Definition of INDIFFERENCE

1
:  the quality, state, or fact of being indifferent
2
a archaic :  lack of difference or distinction between two or more things
b :  absence of compulsion to or toward one thing or another
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Examples of INDIFFERENCE

  1. She was amazed that some people could watch the trial with indifference.
  2. She watched them with a cool indifference.

First Known Use of INDIFFERENCE

15th century
INDIFFERENCE Defined for Kids

indifference

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

Definition of INDIFFERENCE for Kids

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

indifference

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

Medical Definition of INDIFFERENCE

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

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