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indifferent

adjective uk   /ɪnˈdɪf.ər.ənt/ /-rənt/ us    /-ɚ-/

indifferent adjective (NOT INTERESTED)

C2 not thinking about or interested in someone or something: Why don't you vote - how can you be so indifferent (to what is going on)? He found it very hard teaching a class full of indifferent teenagers.

indifferent adjective (NOT GOOD)

not good, but not very bad: We didn't like the restaurant much - the food was indifferent and the service rather slow.
indifferently
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
She shrugged indifferently.
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