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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

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

  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

  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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