INDIFFERENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INDIFFERENT
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 a.  having no particular interest or concern; being neither good nor bad
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  There had never been anything in her that one could appeal to; but as long as he could ignore and command he had remained indifferent.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VII
2  Most people were either indifferent to his troubles, or disposed to think it natural that a young fellow of his age should have carried without repining the burden of three crippled lives.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VIII
3  For weeks past she had been too listless and indifferent to set her possessions in order, but now she began to examine systematically the contents of her drawers and cupboard.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
4  She hated herself and the town's indifferent cruelty when she saw Bea's radiant devotion to both babies alike; when she saw Miles staring at them wistfully.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
5  But one cannot sustain an indifferent air concerning Fedallah.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 50. Ahab's Boat and Crew. Fedallah.
6  Thus, this carpenter was prepared at all points, and alike indifferent and without respect in all.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 107. The Carpenter.
7  Tis but indifferent architecture to make a blind dome; here's one.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 108. Ahab and the Carpenter.
8  She seemed indifferent to her possessions, was not half so solicitous about them as her friends were.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
9  The race thus outraged must find out the facts of this awful hurling of men into eternity on supposition, and give them to the indifferent and apathetic country.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Context  Highlight   In VII
10  Mrs. Highcamp was a worldly but unaffected, intelligent, slim, tall blonde woman in the forties, with an indifferent manner and blue eyes that stared.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXV
11  Mrs. Highcamp remained, as usual, unmoved, with her indifferent stare and uplifted eyebrows.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXV
12  Edna had intended to be indifferent and as reserved as he when she met him; she had reached the determination by a laborious train of reasoning, incident to one of her despondent moods.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXXVI
13  From blind fear he went to the other extreme; he became reckless and indifferent, like all the rest of the men, who took but little thought of themselves in the ardor of their work.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 21
14  She lay in a sort of paralysis, indifferent to the objects which crowded before her sight, and happily unconscious of suffering.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 24
15  The baffled Magua continued silent several minutes, apparently indifferent, however, to the repulse he had received in this his opening effort to regain possession of Cora.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 28
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  Sarah was absolutely indifferent to him, and it hurt.
2  It is quite indifferent to me whether you go or stay.
3  Laugh, make, quarrel, cry, now I need is indifferent.
4  I would like now to seriously indifferent room of wonderful.
5  People have become indifferent to the suffering of others.
6  We didn't like the restaurant much - the food was indifferent and the service rather slow.
7  I remember her as a slim young woman, with black hair, dark eyes, very nice features; but she had a capricious and hasty temper, and indifferent ideas of principle or justice.
8  No one can remain indifferent when an orchestra of Palestinian children comes to play for Holocaust survivors and to bring delight to the old people.
9  We are likely to develop virtue-derailing sentiments, first becoming indifferent to harming others, then morally numb, then eventually evil beings.
10  The heavy meal and the overheated room made us all somnolent and indifferent to the speaker.
11  He looked indifferently upon subjects that did not interest him.
12  All politics are based on the indifference of the majority.
13  The only thing she could do was to assume an air of indifference.
14  She showed total indifference to his fate.
15  The only weapon left in his armoury was indifference.