English - Vietnamese Dictionary
indifference /in'difrəns/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự lânh đạm, sự thờ ơ, sự hờ hững, sự dửng dưng; sự không thiết, sự không quan tâm, sự không để ý, sự bàng quang
- tính trung lập; thái độ trung lập, thái độ không thiên vị
- sự không quan trọng
- a matter of indifference: vấn đề không quan trọng
+unbiased impartial unconcern
+apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
+the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
+the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern
Advanced English Dictionary
1 unconcern, apathy, listlessness, disinterest, coolness, nonchalance, insouciance, aloofness, detachment, disregard, inattention, pococuranteism or pococurantism, coldness, phlegm, stolidity, callousness, insensibility, impassiveness or impassivity:
I cannot believe the indifference she showed on learning about the tragedy
2 unimportance, insignificance, irrelevance, unconcern, inconsequence, triviality:
Whether I go or stay is a matter of indifference to me.
3 dispassion, disinterestedness, impartiality, neutrality, objectivity, fairness, equitableness, even-handedness:
The judges demonstrated their indifference by awarding first prize to a novice.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
[U, sing.] ~ (to sb/sth) a lack of interest, feeling or reaction towards sb/sth: his total indifference to what people thought of him + What she said is a matter of complete indifference to me. + Their father treated them with indifference. + an indifference to the needs of others
complete, supreme, total | a certain | growing | studied | apparent, feigned, pretended, seeming | bland, casual | callous, cold, cool, cruel | public
VERB + INDIFFERENCE
feel | express, show
She showed total indifference to his fate.
| affect, assume, feign, pretend
He feigned indifference to criticism of his work.
| regard sb/sth with
The more recent members of staff regard the change in corporate culture with a certain indifference.
| treat sb/sth with | be met with
Constable's landscapes met with indifference when they were first exhibited.
| be resigned to
The president is resigned to public indifference to his latest initiative.
with an ~
Ellis spoke with a casual indifference that he did not feel.
| ~ to/towards
his indifference towards art
an attitude of indifference
She adopted an attitude of supreme indifference.
| a matter of indifference
It's a matter of indifference to me whether he goes or not.
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