Indifferent Definition

ĭn-dĭfər-ənt, -dĭfrənt
Having or showing no interest, concern, or feeling; uninterested, apathetic, or unmoved.
Webster's New World
Having no marked feeling for or against.
She remained indifferent toward their proposal.
American Heritage
Having or showing no partiality, bias, or preference; neutral.
Webster's New World
Of no consequence or importance; immaterial.
Webster's New World
Not particularly good or bad, large or small, right or wrong, etc.; fair, average, etc.
Webster's New World

(obsolete) To some extent, in some degree (intermediate between very and not at all); moderately, tolerably, fairly.

The face of the Moon appearing to me to be full of indifferent high mountains...

Origin of Indifferent

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin indifferēns indifferent- in- not in–1 differēns different different

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French indifferent, from Latin indifferens

    From Wiktionary

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