indifferently indifferently


  • (adv) with indifference; in an indifferent manner


  1. Her patients, men and women, thumb indifferently through society magazines, carefully avoiding any eye contact with one another.
  2. British South Africans, most of whom stood by indifferently while the Nationalists suppressed the blacks, rose in solemn wrath now that their own liberties were threatened.
  3. She had now to conquer the Arabsa job which she prosecuted indifferently until the outbreak of the War, when it had to be given up altogether.


  • Community Events, August 2013

    Whenever I read an article like “Canadian geese euthanized at Lake Sammamish State Park” (Aug.7, 2013) I’m appalled by how indifferently someone can report on the extermination of entire families of intelligent, social animals.
    on August 27, 2013     Source: Sammamish Reporter


  1. "We fought hard in the second innings of both tests but started indifferently with the ball in both. We did not do enough up front in both first innings, we left ourselves with too much to do," added Smith.
    on Mar 10, 2009 By: Graeme Smith Source: TVNZ

  2. "When UPA government came to power all the constituents were united, but now the situation was entirely different and alliance partners were behaving indifferently," Advani said.
    on Jun 19, 2008 By: LK Advani Source:

  3. "Our so-called leaders _ our governor and our senior senator _ have stood by, passively, almost indifferently," Brown said.
    on Oct 27, 2006 By: Sherrod Brown Source: CBS News

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