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Definition of "indifference" []

  • The state or quality of being indifferent. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "indifference" in a sentence
  • "Farrow said she was baffled and frustrated by what she called the indifference of Britons to Darfur, the region of Sudan where 200,000 people have died and 2.5 million been forced from their homes in four years of fighting between the Sudanese government and local rebels."
  • "The liberty which we call indifference is a word without an idea — an absurdity; for this would be to determine without reason; it would be an effect without a cause."
  • "Up next here, three congressmen voicing anger, frustration, and outrage at President Bush for what they call his indifference to those imprisoned Border Patrol agents, and the president's outright arrogance."