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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 ?
At the end of his run he stepped indifferently from the train along with the passengers, his street hat on his head and his conductor's cap in an alligator-skin bag, went directly into the station and changed his clothes.
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 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
Observe that the word "religione" was suffered to stand in the text of the Testina, being used to signify indifferently every shade of belief, as witness "the religion," a phrase inevitably employed to designate the Huguenot heresy.
Two young Indians, who were indifferently mounted, were soon overtaken.
I care little about dress," said the shaggy man, indifferently.
We are acquainted, I believe," said Alexey Alexandrovitch indifferently, giving his hand.
He is Amby Seedling, the chap who used to sometimes come and help at Talbothays," she explained indifferently.
By sheer will-power I regained control over my tottering mentality, and so successful was I that the next time that the light came I sat quite still and looked indifferently at the fresh and tempting food almost within my reach.
She could look back to it from her present standing-place, and contemplate, almost as another being, the young unmarried girl absorbed in her love, having no eyes but for one special object, receiving parental affection if not ungratefully, at least indifferently, and as if it were her due--her whole heart and thoughts bent on the accomplishment of one desire.
You used to think the cook was a treasure," returned Edna, indifferently.
Jekyll's door, where he was at once admitted by Poole, and carried down by the kitchen offices and across a yard which had once been a garden, to the building which was indifferently known as the laboratory or dissecting rooms.