English adjective: indifferent
|1.||indifferent marked by a lack of interest|
|Samples||An apathetic audience.|
The universe is neither hostile nor friendly; it is simply indifferent.
|2.||indifferent showing no care or concern in attitude or action|
|Samples||Indifferent to the sufferings of others.|
Indifferent to her plea.
|3.||indifferent (usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed|
|Samples||Deaf to her warnings.|
|Antonyms||heedful, paying attention, attentive, thoughtful|
|4.||indifferent (often followed by `to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other|
|Samples||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.
|Antonyms||important, of import|
|5.||indifferent fairly poor to not very good|
|Samples||Has an indifferent singing voice.|
Has indifferent qualifications for the job.
|6.||indifferent having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive|
An indifferent chemical in a reaction.
|Domain category||chemical science, chemistry|
|7.||indifferent marked by no especial liking or dislike or preference for one thing over another|
|Samples||Indifferent about which book you would give them.|
Was indifferent to their acceptance or rejection of her invitation.
|8.||indifferent characterized by a lack of partiality|
|Samples||A properly indifferent jury.|
An unbiasgoted account of her family problems.
|9.||indifferent being neither good nor bad|
|Samples||An indifferent performance.|
A gifted painter but an indifferent actor.
Her work at the office is passable.
A so-so golfer.
Feeling only so-so.
Prepared a tolerable dinner.
A tolerable working knowledge of French.
|10.||indifferent neither too great nor too little|
|Samples||A couple of indifferent hills to climb.|