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Synonyms for indifferent
ɪnˈdɪf ər ənt, -ˈdɪf rənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apathetic, indifferent(adj)

    marked by a lack of interest

    "an apathetic audience"; "the universe is neither hostile nor friendly; it is simply indifferent"

    Synonyms:
    immaterial, inert, neutral, apathetic, deaf(p), so-so(p), unbiassed, indifferent(p), unbiased

    Antonyms:
    superior, reactive, extraordinary, interested, concerned, partial, immoderate, of import, attentive, heedful, important, thoughtful, paying attention

  2. indifferent(adj)

    showing no care or concern in attitude or action

    "indifferent to the sufferings of others"; "indifferent to her plea"

    Synonyms:
    immaterial, inert, neutral, apathetic, deaf(p), so-so(p), unbiassed, indifferent(p), unbiased

    Antonyms:
    immoderate, extraordinary, concerned, thoughtful, of import, attentive, heedful, important, reactive, paying attention, interested, partial, superior

  3. deaf(p), indifferent(p)(adj)

    (usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed

    "deaf to her warnings"

    Antonyms:
    important, immoderate, reactive, of import, paying attention, partial, attentive, superior, interested, thoughtful, concerned, extraordinary, heedful

  4. immaterial, indifferent(adj)

    (often followed by `to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    nonmaterial, inert, neutral, apathetic, impertinent, orthogonal, deaf(p), so-so(p), unbiassed, incorporeal, indifferent(p), extraneous, unbiased, immaterial

    Antonyms:
    paying attention, extraordinary, heedful, reactive, immoderate, attentive, important, concerned, of import, partial, interested, thoughtful, superior

  5. indifferent(adj)

    fairly poor to not very good

    "has an indifferent singing voice"; "has indifferent qualifications for the job"

    Synonyms:
    immaterial, inert, neutral, apathetic, deaf(p), so-so(p), unbiassed, indifferent(p), unbiased

    Antonyms:
    interested, reactive, immoderate, partial, paying attention, concerned, heedful, extraordinary, attentive, superior, thoughtful, of import, important

  6. inert, indifferent, neutral(adj)

    having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive

    "inert matter"; "an indifferent chemical in a reaction"

    Synonyms:
    immaterial, inert, neutral, impersonal, apathetic, electroneutral, deaf(p), so-so(p), unbiassed, soggy, indifferent(p), unbiased, sluggish, torpid, achromatic

    Antonyms:
    of import, partial, interested, attentive, important, paying attention, concerned, reactive, heedful, immoderate, extraordinary, superior, thoughtful

  7. indifferent(adj)

    marked by no especial liking or dislike or preference for one thing over another

    "indifferent about which book you would give them"; "was indifferent to their acceptance or rejection of her invitation"

    Synonyms:
    immaterial, inert, neutral, apathetic, deaf(p), so-so(p), unbiassed, indifferent(p), unbiased

    Antonyms:
    partial, immoderate, of import, heedful, superior, paying attention, extraordinary, important, reactive, interested, attentive, concerned, thoughtful

  8. indifferent, unbiased, unbiassed(adj)

    characterized by a lack of partiality

    "a properly indifferent jury"; "an unbiasgoted account of her family problems"

    Synonyms:
    immaterial, inert, neutral, apathetic, deaf(p), so-so(p), unbiassed, indifferent(p), unbiased

    Antonyms:
    thoughtful, reactive, partial, important, superior, extraordinary, paying attention, interested, heedful, immoderate, concerned, attentive, of import

  9. indifferent, so-so(p)(adj)

    being neither good nor bad

    "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"

    Antonyms:
    superior, attentive, concerned, of import, paying attention, partial, thoughtful, important, reactive, heedful, interested, extraordinary, immoderate

  10. indifferent(adj)

    neither too great nor too little

    "a couple of indifferent hills to climb"

    Synonyms:
    immaterial, inert, neutral, apathetic, deaf(p), so-so(p), unbiassed, indifferent(p), unbiased

    Antonyms:
    paying attention, reactive, partial, of import, interested, heedful, attentive, immoderate, superior, important, extraordinary, thoughtful, concerned

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. indifferent

    As regards mental action, absorbed, abstracted, and preoccupied refer to the cause, absent or absent-minded to the effect. The man absorbed in one thing will appear absent in others. A preoccupied person may seem listless and thoughtless, but the really listless and thoughtless have not mental energy to be preoccupied. The absent-minded man is oblivious of ordinary matters, because his thoughts are elsewhere. One who is preoccupied is intensely busy in thought; one may be absent-minded either through intense concentration or simply through inattention, with fitful and aimless wandering of thought. Compare ABSTRACT.

    Synonyms:
    absent, absent-minded, absorbed, abstracted, heedless, inattentive, listless, negligent, oblivious, preoccupied, thoughtless

    Antonyms:
    alert, attentive, on hand, prompt, ready, thoughtful, wide-awake

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. indifferent

    Synonyms:
    lukewarm, careless, unconcerned

Editors Contribution

  1. apathethic

    Submitted by anonymous on July 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indifferent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    neutral, impartial, disinterested, unbiassed

  2. indifferent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unconcerned, unmoved, apathetic, cool, inattentive, dead, heedless, regardless, unmindful, not interested

  3. indifferent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    equal, all the same, just the same, all one, the same thing

  4. indifferent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    passable, tolerable, middling, ordinary, so-so, not very bad

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. indifferent(a)

    Synonyms:
    disinterested, unconcerned, nonchalant, perfunctory, apathetic, insouciant, neutral, impartial, mediocre, passable, tolerable

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How to use indifferent in a sentence?

  1. Boris Johnson:

    I don't see how you can do a deal when you say you are going to be neutral or indifferent about the deal.

  2. Walter Lippmann:

    The ordinary politician has a very low estimate of human nature. In his daily life he comes into contact chiefly with persons who want to get something or to avoid something. Beyond this circle of seekers after privileges, individuals and organized minorities, he is aware of a large unorganized, indifferent mass of citizens who ask nothing in particular and rarely complain. The politician comes after a while to think that the art of politics is to satisfy the seekers after favors and to mollify the inchoate mass with noble sentiments and patriotic phrases.

  3. John Schapka:

    The deputies were not deliberately indifferent as to Mr. Stojcevski's situation. They complied with their legal obligations.

  4. Benjamin Disraeli:

    We live in an age when to be young and indifferent can no longer be synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Thirteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, one of the most tragic and horrifying events in human history shook our world. Not only America, but the whole world lost her innocence that precise moment, when a dirty, disgusting face of mass terrorism emerged to brutally torture the mankind. The world realized that this new evil is perpetrated by shameless barbaric fanatics who are utterly indifferent to the sanctity of human life. America became stronger than ever before to fight the terrorism, and wiped out a major chunk of psychopathic terrorist evil to make our world safer once again. At the 13th anniversary of 9/11, our heart still aches for all those innocent lives who were ruthlessly killed by terrorist activities. It's so sad, depressing, disgusting story, and yet its aftermath is remarkably inspirational when we think about how America and many nations came together to relentlessly destroy the axis of evil, capture and bring to justice the toxic terrorists - including their leader Osama. On this 13th Anniversary, we pay our respectful tribute to the martyrs of 9/11 attack, and sincerely thank our awesome American Heroes who are still fighting those freaky fanatic terrorists to make our world a better place. God Bless You All, and God Bless America.

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