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indifferent

/in·dif·fer·ent/ (in-dif´er-ent) not tending one way or another; neutral; having no preponderating affinity.

indifferent

[L. in-, not, + differre, to differ]
1. Neutral; tending in no specific direction.
2. Not responsive to normal stimuli; apathetic.
3. Pert. to cells that have not differentiated.
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The] obtuse meaning is discontinuous, indifferent to the story and to the obvious meaning.
Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Africa could not and should not remain indifferent to changes either.
Speaking to members of the Association of Diplomatic Correspondents (DMD) over a breakfast in Ankara on Monday, Yildiz said that while Turkey could not be indifferent to Iran's resources, Turkey was not in agreement with Iran on every energy project.
These all hold back architectures like those of Koolhaas, essentially indifferent to scale and humanity.
Before I can bat my eyelashes, before I can even try to act indifferent, they are dancing.
A prison inmate brought a civil rights action alleging that prison officials were deliberately indifferent to his health when they allowed him to weld with thoriated tungsten electrodes during the two years he worked as a welder at a prison stainless steel plant.
The estate of a prisoner who died in custody brought a civil rights action under the Eighth Amendment, alleging that a physician was deliberately indifferent to his medical needs.
The district court held that the guardian stated a claim that jailers thoughtlessly disregarded the consequences, or were heedlessly indifferent to the safety and right of the arrestee to receive adequate medical care following his injury at a jail.
Have we all, including the Health Board, become indifferent to the appalling suffering of many patients in North Wales?
Although they are a response to rules set by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to enforce reciprocity in trade with the European Union, the African continent has been indifferent over them.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said that he is indifferent to the decision to include him in the "Kremlin List" made public by the US Department of Treasury.
Summary: Gudjohnsen says start to Blues' title defence has been indifferent