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in·dif·fer·ence

indifference

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn dIf rns [or] ihn dI frns
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: lack of interest, esp. when interest is called for, expected, or hoped for.
When their elderly mother began to show indifference toward the things she had always cared about, the family began to worry about her.He was excited about his proposal, but it was met with indifference at the committee meeting.She infatuated with him, but his attitude toward her was one of complete indifference.
synonyms:
apathy, unconcern
antonyms:
ardor, concern, dedication, devotion, enthusiasm, sympathy, zeal
similar words:
disinterest, nonchalance, phlegm, stoicism
definition 2: lack of importance.
synonyms:
inconsequence, insignificance, triviality, unimportance
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