Only one enemy is worse than despair: indifference. In every area of human creativity, indifference is the enemy; indifference of evil is worse than evil, because it is also sterile.~ Elie Wiesel
1. lack of interest or concern: We were shocked by their indifference toward poverty.
2. unimportance; little or no concern: Whether or not to attend the party is a matter of indifference to him.
3. the quality or condition of being indifferent.
4. mediocre quality; mediocrity.
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While using my copy of The Emotion Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman and Becky Puglisi, bloggers at The Bookshelf Muse, the number of descriptive phrases and words that describe a person who exhibits the characteristics of indifference amazed me.
However, I felt somewhat indifferent about the word after reading through the list and found myself struggling with describing it for you, dear reader.
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