Definition of indifference:
- Absence of anxiety or interest in respect to what is presented to the mind; unconcernedness; as, entire indifference to all that occurs.
- Impartiality; freedom from prejudice, prepossession, or bias.
- Passableness; mediocrity.
- The quality or state of being indifferent, or not making a difference; want of sufficient importance to constitute a difference; absence of weight; insignificance.
languor, noninterference, lethargy, composure, emotionlessness, nonchalance, calmness, inertia, tranquillity, impassiveness, insignificancy, phlegm, insensibility, immunity, stillness, unimportance, unemotionality, inconsequentiality, isolationism, feelings, inconsequentialness, inconsequence, stoicism, unconcern, disdain, spiritlessness, insignificance, stupor, impassivity, torpor, stolidness, immobility, sluggishness, irrelevance, triviality, unresponsiveness, concern, uninterest, quietness, impassibility, sputum, quietude, flatness, lassitude, insensibleness, apathy, insusceptibility, unfeelingness, alienation, stolidity.
- indifference (part of speech: noun)
inattention (part of speech: noun)
- lack of interest,
- insensitivity (part of speech: noun)
- recklessness (part of speech: noun)
- disinterestedness (part of speech: noun)
- incuriosity (part of speech: noun)
- boredom (part of speech: noun)
With all Thornton's affected indifference, there was still a curiosity to see the girl who could say " no" to Arthur Leighton, and he had not waited long after receiving Mrs. Meredith's card before going down to find her.- "The Rector of St. Mark's", Mary J. Holmes.
- "Great Expectations", Charles Dickens.
- "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.