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Example sentences from the Web for indifferent
He simply throws it out with an indifferent “people are saying” line, as though it were not the subject of intense national controversy after being articulated by one of the most-watched cable-news shows in the country.Tucker Carlson’s toxic ‘replacement’ rhetoric gets picked up in the House|Philip Bump|April 14, 2021|Washington Post
He was indifferent to the high-pitched ring of the alarms that signaled the end of the hospital’s oxygen supply.
They may be happy to let us feed from them, but if they make a move and then we fall off, they’re indifferent.Platforms, not regulators, are driving data privacy enforcement|Jessica Davies|April 5, 2021|Digiday
But, if you are a man, and you find yourself nodding or simply feeling indifferent, then you may subconsciously be part of the problem.The need for “women supporting women” shows the problem with the “boys’ club” in Indian offices|Vikas Bansal|March 8, 2021|Quartz
That’s because employees who oppose the union, or are indifferent to it, wouldn’t need to pay dues even if the union won the election.Amazon’s anti-union blitz stalks Alabama warehouse workers everywhere, even the bathroom|Jay Greene|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
However, as she feared, The Bell Jar appeared to indifferent notices and the launch—which Ted attended—was rather low-key.
The immigrants can stay, because they are victims of indifferent authorities just like we are.In Rome’s Riots, Cries for Mussolini and Attacks on Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Because we have so little skin in the game, it seems that the public is indifferent.
Communist-era clerks were famously rude and indifferent, because they had no motive to make people happy.
Yet, according to the complaint, Berger was “deliberately indifferent” to these allegations against Gibney.Is UMass-Amherst Biased Against Male Students in Title IX Assault Cases?|Emily Shire|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The reformers of the earlier period were not indifferent to the need for centralized organization in the banking system.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
She stabbed him, noting the effect upon him with a detached interest that seemed indifferent to his pain.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Thus arrayed I fixed myself on the porch, to be smoking my pipe in a careless, indifferent way when she came.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Indifferent health, for he was delicate too, was one of the bonds between us.
I have elsewhere spoken of the indifferent figure made by most Englishmen at public speaking.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
British Dictionary definitions for indifferent
- of only average or moderate size, extent, quality, etc
- not at all good; poor
- (of cells or tissues) not differentiated or specialized
- (of a species) not found in any particular community