indifference / ɪnˈdɪf ər əns, -ˈdɪf rəns /


indifference 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. lack of interest or concern: We were shocked by their indifference toward poverty.
  2. unimportance; little or no concern: Whether or not to attend the party is a matter of indifference to him.
  3. the quality or condition of being indifferent.
  4. mediocre quality; mediocrity.
  5. Baseball. the absence of effort by the defense to prevent a stolen base: For the second time this inning, a Brewer has taken second base on indifference.

indifference 近义词

n. 名词 noun

absence of feeling, interest


  1. Over the next 50 minutes, the character takes indifference to task with blistering monologues and soulful musical interludes.
  2. Early in October, Kavanaugh wrote a brief concurring opinion in Andino, the ballot witness case, which reads like a manifesto of indifference to whether voters are disenfranchised.
  3. Designing devices that are more easily recycled and tackling the throw-away culture that treats the growing problem with indifference are both equally vital in slowing the oncoming tsunami.
  4. With Spain’s tourism industry reeling and the economy on its knees, some voters are on edge and any perceived political indifference could hurt the weak minority government that relies on separatists to stay in power.
  5. Intended to rally outrage about the indifference of the federal government to the epidemic of that time, the words called forth three decades of LGBTQ activism that brought unimaginable change.
  6. The result can be the indifference that appears so chilling in the Garner video.
  7. While some may classify that inactivity as laziness or indifference, Brown suggests the contrary.
  8. With “the heart of a son, a brother, a father,” he said, the pope demanded that these people move on from indifference to tears.
  9. Her indifference astonished Clark, who has been a cop for 29 years.
  10. Two basic characteristics not related to memory are apathy and indifference or callousness.
  11. A like indifference to the position of a picture, and of a letter, has been observed among backward races.
  12. Lady Victoria's earlier mood of colossal indifference had been dissipated by her son's return.
  13. Three hours ago you had never seen me, and now you swear my indifference will kill you.
  14. Baroudi accepted all these attentions with a magnificent indifference that had in it nothing of assumption.
  15. Under the guise of apparent indifference his mind kept the Canadian under constant observation.