Antonyms for indifference

Grammar : Noun
Spell : in-dif-er-uhns, -dif-ruhns
Phonetic Transcription : ɪnˈdɪf ər əns, -ˈdɪf rəns

Definition of indifference

Origin :
  • mid-15c., from Latin indifferentia "want of difference, similarity," noun of quality from indifferentem (see indifferent).
  • noun absence of feeling, interest
Example sentences :
  • All else is but the setting, and the eye sweeps with indifference the line of unpeopled rocks.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • You know with what indifference, said my mother, she has hitherto seen him.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Mary's manner changed from indifference to sudden keen interest.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • The husband went on speaking with no apparent heed of his wife's indifference.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • "Third," he answered, laconically, schooling his voice to indifference.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • "All this is unintelligible to me," responded my guide, with indifference.
  • Extract from : « A Virtuoso's Collection (From "Mosses From An Old Manse") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • He was indifference personified, if one might judge from his outward appearance.
  • Extract from : « Chip, of the Flying U » by B. M. Bower
  • The singularity that struck me most about her ladyship was her indifference to flattery.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • And did you see what a look he gave Plimmins, when he joked about his indifference to his sole?
  • Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • "Without doubt, he could gather no confidence by witnessing our indifference," he said.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper

Synonyms for indifference

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