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Another word for indifferent

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Adjective
  1. Free from bias in judgment

      1. Free of bias and self-interest; impartial:
      2. Having no stake or interest in the outcome; free of bias, impartial. [from 17th c.]
      3. Neutral, impartial; lacking a financial interest in, or other predisposition toward, a particular resolution of a controversy or issue. Neutral, impartial; lacking a financial interest in, or other predisposition toward, a particular resolution of a controversy or issue.
      1. Free from passion, emotion, or bias; calm; impartial
      2. Not influenced by strong feelings or emotions; impartial:
      3. Not showing, and not affected by emotion, bias, or prejudice
      1. Fair, under widely held moral principles, often embodied in court precedents; or referring to a remedy available in a court of equity. Fair, under widely held moral principles, often embodied in court precedents; or referring to a remedy available in a court of equity.
      2. Showing or characterized by equity; just and fair.
      3. Fair, just, or impartial.
      1. Being in accordance with relative merit or significance:
      2. Consistent with rules, logic, or ethics:
      3. Just to all parties; equitable:
      1. Just and impartial; not prejudiced.
      2. Just; impartial; unbiased
      3. Alternative form of fair-minded.
      1. Not partial or biased; unprejudiced.
      2. Favoring no one side or party more than another; without prejudice or bias; fair; just
      3. Treating all parties, rivals, or disputants equally; not partial; not biased; fair.
      1. Based on fact or sound reason; well-founded:
      2. Accurate; exact
      3. Honorable and fair in one's dealings and actions:
      1. Not partisan; impartial and unbiased
      2. Designating or having to do with an election in which candidates are not officially identified by party
      3. Based on, influenced by, affiliated with, or supporting the interests or policies of no single political party:
      1. Of or having to do with a known or perceived object as distinguished from something existing only in the mind of the subject, or person thinking
      2. (Grammar) Of, relating to, or being the case of a noun or pronoun that serves as the object of a verb.
      3. Determined by and emphasizing the features and characteristics of the object, or thing dealt with, rather than the thoughts and feelings of the artist, writer, or speaker
      1. Just; fair; honest
      2. Square or rectangular in cross section, as some files
      3. Having a base that is a square:
      1. Without bias or prejudice; objective; impartial
      1. Not affected detrimentally; unimpaired
      2. Free from prejudice; impartial.
      3. Without prejudice or bias; impartial
    See also:

    fair

  2. Feeling or showing no strong emotional involvement

      1. Of a house: not joined to another house on either side.
      2. Not involved by emotion, interests, etc.; aloof; impartial
      3. Standing apart from others; separate:
      1. Uninterested; indifferent
      2. Having no stake or interest in the outcome; free of bias, impartial. [from 17th c.]
      3. Neutral, impartial; lacking a financial interest in, or other predisposition toward, a particular resolution of a controversy or issue. Neutral, impartial; lacking a financial interest in, or other predisposition toward, a particular resolution of a controversy or issue.
      1. Free from passion, emotion, or bias; calm; impartial
      2. Not showing, and not affected by emotion, bias, or prejudice
      3. Not influenced by strong feelings or emotions; impartial:
      1. (Grammar) Of, relating to, or being a verb that expresses the action of an unspecified subject, as in methinks, “it seems to me”; Latin pluit, “it rains”; or, with an expletive subject, it snowed.
      2. Without connection or reference to any particular person
      3. (Gram.) Designating or of a verb occurring only in the third person singular: in English, either with no explicit subject (Ex.: methinks all is lost) or with it as the indefinite subject (Ex.: it snowed all night)
      1. Belonging to neither extreme in type, kind, etc.; without strongly marked characteristics
      2. Of or indicating a color, such as gray, black, or white, that lacks hue; achromatic.
      3. Having little or no decided color; not vivid
    See also:

    feelings

  3. Without emotion or interest

    See also:

    feelings

  4. Lacking interest in one's surroundings or worldly affairs

    See also:

    attitude

    concern

  5. Being of no special quality or type

    See also:

    good

    usual

Another word for indifferent

Modifier
  1. Lacking interest

Synonym Study

  • Disinterested strictly implies a commendable impartiality resulting from a lack of selfish motive or desire for personal gain a disinterested journalist, but it is often used to mean not interested, or indifferent
  • Detached implies an impartiality or aloofness resulting from a lack of emotional involvement in a situation he viewed the struggle with detached interest
  • Incurious suggests a lack of interest or curiosity incurious about the details
  • Unconcerned implies a lack of concern, solicitude, or anxiety, as because of callousness, ingenuousness, etc. to remain unconcerned in a time of danger
  • Indifferent implies either apathy or neutrality, esp. with reference to choice to remain indifferent in a dispute