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  • you have made me so unhappy with your indifference.
  • "You used to think the cook was a treasure," returned Edna, indifferently.
  • Mrs. Highcamp was a worldly but unaffected, intelligent, slim, tall blonde woman in the forties, with an indifferent manner and blue eyes that stared.
  • Mrs. Highcamp remained, as usual, unmoved, with her indifferent stare and uplifted eyebrows.
  • Mademoiselle was poking at a rusty stove that smoked a little and warmed the room indifferently.
  • "Does he boast of his successes?" asked Edna, indifferently, squinting at her picture.
  • "Oh, well!" she answered, indifferently.
  • But Victor’s astonishment was so genuine, and Mrs. Pontellier’s indifference so apparent, that the disturbing notion did not lodge long in her brain.
  • 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.
  • She answered her husband with friendly evasiveness,—not with any fixed design to mislead him, only because all sense of reality had gone out of her life; she had abandoned herself to Fate, and awaited the consequences with indifference.
  • Her attention was never for a moment withdrawn from him after seating herself at table; and when he turned to Mrs. Merriman, who was prettier and more vivacious than Mrs. Highcamp, she waited with easy indifference for an opportunity to reclaim his attention.
  • "You save yourself something—I don’t know what—but there is some selfish motive, and in sparing yourself you never consider for a moment what I think, or how I feel your neglect and indifference.

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  • About a third are in favor of the change, a third are opposed, and a third are indifferent.
  • Before meeting us, she felt alone in an indifferent world.

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