Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Definitions for adiaphorous
- Doing neither good nor harm, as a medicine.
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Citations for adiaphorous
Sun and Mr. Allworthy are united, but with a difference: the sun, in all his majesty and splendor is, in the words of Boyle, "adiaphorous" unthinking matter, whereas Mr. Allworthy is a moral agent . . .
. . .which participates of neither extreme, as for example, all those things which, as being neither good nor evil in themselves, we call adiaphorous, or indifferent.
Origin of adiaphorous
Adiaphorous is derived from the Greek, adiaphoros, meaning 'indifferent.'