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indifferent
used in Great Expectations

14 uses
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Definition
without interest
in various senses, including:
  • unconcerned — as in "She is indifferent to what is served to eat."
  • unsympathetic — as in "She is indifferent to his needs."
  • not of good quality (which may imply average or poor quality depending upon context) — as in "an indifferent performance"
  • impartial — as in "We need a judge who is indifferent."
  • "It is quite true," she replied, referring to him with the indifference of utter contempt.
    Chapter 44 (59% in)
indifference = without interest
  • I had never thought of being ashamed of my hands before; but I began to consider them a very indifferent pair.
    Chapter 8 (61% in)
  • As she was (very bad handwriting apart) a more than indifferent speller, and as Joe was a more than indifferent reader, extraordinary complications arose between them which I was always called in to solve.
    Chapter 16 (57% in)
  • As she was (very bad handwriting apart) a more than indifferent speller, and as Joe was a more than indifferent reader, extraordinary complications arose between them which I was always called in to solve.
    Chapter 16 (57% in)
  • My guardian threw his supplicant off with supreme indifference, and left him dancing on the pavement as if it were red hot.
    Chapter 20 (73% in)
  • Mr. Pocket had invested the Prince's treasure in the ways of the world ever since, and it was supposed to have brought him in but indifferent interest.
    Chapter 23 (18% in)
  • If he had shown indifference as a master, I have no doubt I should have returned the compliment as a pupil; he gave me no such excuse, and each of us did the other justice.
    Chapter 24 (10% in)
  • Her graceful figure and her beautiful face expressed a self-possessed indifference to the wild heat of the other, that was almost cruel.
    Chapter 38 (34% in)
  • "What?" said Estella, preserving her attitude of indifference as she leaned against the great chimney-piece and only moving her eyes; "do you reproach me for being cold?
    Chapter 38 (35% in)
  • As to the quantity of wine, his post-office was as indifferent and ready as any other post-office for its quantity of letters.
    Chapter 48 (56% in)
  • It had seemed to me, in the many anxious considerations I had given the point, almost indifferent what port we made for,—Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp,—the place signified little, so that he was out of England.
    Chapter 52 (27% in)
  • Too indifferent at first, even to look round and ascertain who supported me, I was lying looking at the ladder, when there came between me and it a face.
    Chapter 53 (67% in)
  • He was not indifferent, for he told me that he hoped to live to see his gentleman one of the best of gentlemen in a foreign country; he was not disposed to be passive or resigned, as I understood it; but he had no notion of meeting danger half way.
    Chapter 54 (20% in)
  • The Boar could not put me into my usual bedroom, which was engaged (probably by some one who had expectations), and could only assign me a very indifferent chamber among the pigeons and post-chaises up the yard.
    Chapter 58 (4% in)

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