HyperDic: indifferent

English > 10 senses of the word indifferent:
ADJECTIVEallindifferent, apatheticmarked by a lack of interest
allindifferentshowing no care or concern in attitude or action / action
allindifferent, deaf(usually followed by 'to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed
allindifferent, immaterial(often followed by 'to') lacking importance
allindifferentfairly poor to not very good
allindifferent, inert, neutralhaving only a limited ability to react chemically
allindifferentmarked by no especial liking or dislike or preference for one thing over another
allindifferent, unbiased, unbiassedcharacterized by a lack of partiality
allindifferent, so-sobeing neither good nor bad
allindifferentneither too great nor too little
indifferent > pronunciation
Soundsihndih'ferahnt; ihndih'frahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > indifferent: 10 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by a lack of interest.
Example it is simply indifferent"
Synonymapathetic
Broaderuninterestednot having or showing interest
Spanishapático, indiferente
Catalanindiferent
Nounsindifferencethe trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
Adverbsindifferentlywith indifference
English > indifferent: 10 senses > adjective 2
Meaningshowing no care or concern in attitude or action / action.
Examples
  • "indifferent to the sufferings of others"
  • "indifferent to her plea"
Broaderunconcernedlacking in interest or care or feeling
Spanishindiferente
Catalanindiferent
Nounsindifferenceunbiased impartial unconcern
English > indifferent: 10 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(usually followed by 'to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed.
Synonymdeaf
Broaderheedless, unheedingmarked by or paying little heed or attention
English > indifferent: 10 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(often followed by 'to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other.
Examples
  • "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"
Synonymimmaterial
Broaderunimportantnot important
Nounsindifferenceunbiased impartial unconcern
English > indifferent: 10 senses > adjective 5
MeaningFairly poor to not very good.
Examples
  • "has an indifferent singing voice"
  • "has indifferent qualifications for the job"
BroaderinferiorOf or characteristic of low rank or importance
English > indifferent: 10 senses > adjective 6
MeaningHaving only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive.
Example "an indifferent chemical in a reaction"
Synonymsinert, neutral
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Broaderunreactive(chemistry) not reacting chemically
Spanishindiferente, inerte, neutral
Catalaninert
English > indifferent: 10 senses > adjective 7
Meaningmarked by no especial liking or dislike or preference for one thing over another.
Examples
  • "indifferent about which book you would give them"
  • "was indifferent to their acceptance or rejection of her invitation"
Broaderimpartialshowing lack of favoritism
Nounsindifferencethe trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care
indifferenceunbiased impartial unconcern
English > indifferent: 10 senses > adjective 8
MeaningCharacterized by a lack of partiality.
Example"a properly indifferent jury"
Synonymsunbiased, unbiassed
Broaderimpartialshowing lack of favoritism
Spanishimparcial, indiferente
Catalanimparcial, indiferent
Nounsindifferenceunbiased impartial unconcern
English > indifferent: 10 senses > adjective 9
MeaningNeither good nor bad.
Examples
  • "an indifferent performance"
  • "a gifted painter but an indifferent actor"
Synonymso-so
Broaderordinarynot exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree
Spanishindiferente, pasable, regular
Catalanindiferent, passable, regular
English > indifferent: 10 senses > adjective 10
MeaningNeither too great nor too little.
Example"a couple of indifferent hills to climb"
BroadermoderateWithin reasonable or average limits

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