[in-dif-er-uh ns, -dif-ruh ns] /ɪnˈdɪf ər əns, -ˈdɪf rəns/
lack of interest or concern:
We were shocked by their indifference toward poverty.
unimportance; little or no concern:
Whether or not to attend the party is a matter of indifference to him.
the quality or condition of being .
mediocre quality; mediocrity.
the fact or state of being indifferent; lack of care or concern
lack of quality; mediocrity
lack of importance; insignificance
See principle of indifference
mid-15c., from Latin indifferentia “want of difference, similarity,” noun of quality from indifferentem (see indifferent).
[in-dif-er-uh n-see, -dif-ruh n-] /ɪnˈdɪf ər ən si, -ˈdɪf rən-/ noun, Archaic. 1. .
[in-dif-er-uh nt, -dif-ruh nt] /ɪnˈdɪf ər ənt, -ˈdɪf rənt/ adjective 1. without interest or concern; not caring; apathetic: his indifferent attitude toward the suffering of others. 2. having no bias, prejudice, or preference; impartial; disinterested. 3. neither good nor bad in character or quality; average; routine: an indifferent specimen. 4. not particularly good, important, etc.; […]
- Indifferent gonad
indifferent gonad n. The primordial organ in an embryo before its differentiation into testis or ovary.
[in-dif-er-uh n-tiz-uh m, -dif-ruh n-] /ɪnˈdɪf ər ənˌtɪz əm, -ˈdɪf rən-/ noun 1. systematic indifference. 2. . 3. the principle or opinion that differences of religious belief are essentially unimportant. 4. Philosophy. the doctrine that each entity is essentially unique and at the same time essentially the same as all other entities of its kind. […]