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indifferent
used in
The Scarlet Letter

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Definition without interest — in various senses such as:
  • unconcerned
  • unsympathetic
  • impartial
  • not of good quality (which may imply average or poor quality depending upon context)
  • Hester Prynne, meanwhile, kept her place upon the pedestal of shame, with glazed eyes, and an air of weary indifference.
    Chapter 3 -- The Recognition (95% in)
  • "It may be so," said the young clergyman, indifferently, as waiving a discussion that he considered irrelevant or unseasonable.
    Chapter 10 -- The Leech and his Patient (43% in)
  • His gestures, his gait, his grizzled beard, his slightest and most indifferent acts, the very fashion of his garments, were odious in the clergyman's sight; a token implicitly to be relied on of a deeper antipathy in the breast of the latter than he was willing to acknowledge to himself.
    Chapter 11 -- The Interior of a Heart (20% in)

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