Synonyms for indifferent

Synonyms for (adjective) indifferent

Synonyms: indifferent

Definition: showing no care or concern in attitude or action

Usage: indifferent to the sufferings of others; indifferent to her plea

Similar words: unconcerned

Definition: lacking in interest or care or feeling

Usage: the average American...is unconcerned that his or her plight is the result of a complex of personal and economic and governmental actions...beyond the normal citizen's comprehension and control; blithely unconcerned about his friend's plight


Synonyms: indifferent, deaf

Definition: (usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed

Usage: deaf to her warnings

Similar words: heedless, unheeding

Definition: marked by or paying little heed or attention

Usage: We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we know now that it is bad economics--Franklin D. Roosevelt; heedless of danger; heedless of the child's crying


Synonyms: immaterial, indifferent

Definition: (often followed by `to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other

Usage: whether you choose to do it or not is a matter that is quite immaterial (or indifferent); what others think is altogether indifferent to him

Similar words: unimportant

Definition: not important

Usage: a relatively unimportant feature of the system; the question seems unimportant


Synonyms: apathetic, indifferent

Definition: marked by a lack of interest

Usage: an apathetic audience; the universe is neither hostile nor friendly; it is simply indifferent

Similar words: uninterested

Definition: not having or showing interest

Usage: an uninterested spectator


Synonyms: indifferent

Definition: neither too great nor too little

Usage: a couple of indifferent hills to climb

Similar words: moderate

Definition: being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme

Usage: moderate prices; a moderate income; a moderate fine; moderate demands; a moderate estimate; a moderate eater; moderate success; a kitchen of moderate size; the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart


Synonyms: indifferent, so-so

Definition: being neither good nor bad

Usage: an indifferent performance; a gifted painter but an indifferent actor; her work at the office is passable; a so-so golfer; feeling only so-so; prepared a tolerable dinner; a tolerable working knowledge of French

Similar words: ordinary

Definition: not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree

Usage: ordinary everyday objects; ordinary decency; an ordinary day; an ordinary wine


Synonyms: indifferent, unbiased, unbiassed

Definition: characterized by a lack of partiality

Usage: a properly indifferent jury; an unbiasgoted account of her family problems

Similar words: impartial

Definition: showing lack of favoritism

Usage: the cold neutrality of an impartial judge


Synonyms: indifferent

Definition: marked by no especial liking or dislike or preference for one thing over another

Usage: indifferent about which book you would give them; was indifferent to their acceptance or rejection of her invitation

Similar words: impartial

Definition: showing lack of favoritism

Usage: the cold neutrality of an impartial judge


Synonyms: indifferent, inert, neutral

Definition: having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive

Usage: inert matter; an indifferent chemical in a reaction

Similar words: unreactive

Definition: (chemistry) not reacting chemically


Synonyms: indifferent

Definition: fairly poor to not very good

Usage: has an indifferent singing voice; has indifferent qualifications for the job

Similar words: inferior

Definition: of or characteristic of low rank or importance