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in·dif·fer·ent

 (ĭn-dĭf′ər-ənt, -dĭf′rənt)
adj.
1.
a. Having no particular interest or concern; apathetic: a person who is indifferent to the sufferings of others.
b. Having no marked feeling for or against: She remained indifferent toward their proposal.
2. Not mattering one way or the other; unimportant; immaterial: It's indifferent which outfit you choose.
3. Characterized by a lack of partiality; unbiased: an indifferent judge.
4.
a. Being neither too much nor too little; moderate: "Specialist rectifiers ... raised brandies of indifferent strength to the desired strength by further distillations" (L.M. Cullen).
b. Being neither good nor bad; mediocre: an indifferent performance. See Synonyms at average.
5. Not active or involved; neutral: an indifferent chemical in a reaction.
6. Biology Undifferentiated, as cells or tissue.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin indifferēns, indifferent- : in-, not; see in-1 + differēns, different; see different.]

in·dif′fer·ent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.indifferently - with indifference; in an indifferent manner; "she shrugged indifferently"
Translations
بلا مُبالاه
lhostejně
middelmådigt
jelentéktelen módon
jafnt; meî áhugaleysi
ilgisizcekayıtsızca

indifferently

[ɪnˈdɪfrəntlɪ] ADV
1. (= uninterestedly) → con indiferencia
2. (= unsympathetically) → con indiferencia
to treat sb indifferentlytratar a algn con indiferencia
3. (= in a mediocre way) → regularmente
she performed indifferentlysu actuación fue regular nada más
4. (= without preference) → indistintamente

indifferently

[ɪnˈdɪfrəntli] adv
(= without feeling) [say, shrug] → avec indifférence
(in a mediocre way) [play, perform] → de façon médiocre

indifferently

adv
(= without interest)gleichgültig
(= poorly)(mittel)mäßig (gut), nicht besonders (gut)

indifferently

[ɪnˈdɪfrntlɪ] adv (apathetically) → con indifferenza; (not well) → mediocremente

indifferent

(inˈdifrənt) adjective
1. (often with to) showing no interest in or not caring about (opinions, events etc). She is quite indifferent to other people's suffering.
2. not very good. He is a rather indifferent card-player.
inˈdifferently adverb
inˈdifference noun
the state of showing no interest in, or concern about, something. She showed complete indifference to the cries of the baby.
References in classic literature ?
once," and there was something in Tom's manner, though he tried to speak indifferently, that made Ned believe there was more behind his chum's sudden change of determination than had yet appeared.
She had beautiful chestnut hair, coils of it; her forehead was low and smooth, and her commanding dark eyes regarded the world indifferently and fearlessly.
You used to think the cook was a treasure," returned Edna, indifferently.
It may be so," said the young clergyman, indifferently, as waiving a discussion that he considered irrelevant or unseasonable.
The sperm whale, as with all other species of the Leviathan, but unlike most other fish, breeds indifferently at all seasons; after a gestation which may probably be set down at nine months, producing but one at a time; though in some few known instances giving birth to an Esau and Jacob: -- a contingency provided for in suckling by two teats, curiously situated, one on each side of the anus; but the breasts themselves extend upwards from that.
She was going by as indifferently as she might have gone by a couple of cows; but when she happened to notice me, THEN there was a change
Scar of a cut or a scratch, usually"--and he took the strip of glass indifferently, and raised it toward the lamp.
I have not considered the subject," said he indifferently, looking straight before him.
Everyone is obliged to do what pleases me," he said indifferently.
The curious little shops in the back street; the high impending sea; the old town-hall on the beach; the pilots, the fishermen, the passing ships -- she noticed all these objects as indifferently as if Aldborough had been familiar to her from her infancy.
England is very attractive to you, seeing how indifferently you have prospered there," he observed then, turning his calm face to his nephew with a smile.
The rest of the half-year is a jumble in my recollection of the daily strife and struggle of our lives; of the waning summer and the changing season; of the frosty mornings when we were rung out of bed, and the cold, cold smell of the dark nights when we were rung into bed again; of the evening schoolroom dimly lighted and indifferently warmed, and the morning schoolroom which was nothing but a great shivering-machine; of the alternation of boiled beef with roast beef, and boiled mutton with roast mutton; of clods of bread-and-butter, dog's-eared lesson-books, cracked slates, tear-blotted copy-books, canings, rulerings, hair-cuttings, rainy Sundays, suet-puddings, and a dirty atmosphere of ink, surrounding all.