- 1Lack of interest, concern, or sympathy: she shrugged, feigning indifferenceMore example sentences
- He said he was frustrated by people's indifference and lack of interest in the work of the town council.
- If international criticism or indifference does not arouse concern for how we look to others, what will?
- As expected, responses varied widely from impassioned anger to passive indifference.
- 1.1Unimportance: it cannot be regarded as a matter of indifferenceMore example sentences
- If their teachers do not seriously try to teach history, then they will be replicas of our generation for whom history is a matter of indifference.
- Mass-murder and suffering were a matter of indifference to them.
- It is not a matter of indifference to Scots how the English elect to run their education system.
late Middle English (in the sense 'being neither good nor bad'): from Latin indifferentia, from in- 'not' + different- 'differing, deferring' (from the verb differre).