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indifference

noun [U]     /ɪnˈdɪf.ər.əns/ /-rəns/ US  /-ɚ-/
C2 lack of interest in someone or something: Many native speakers of a language show indifference to/towards grammatical points. His attitude was one of bored indifference.Lacking interest and enthusiasmUnwilling and reluctantNot showing or feeling emotions
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