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indifferent
used in Cyrano de Bergerac

2 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."
  • ROXANE (indifferently):  Bravo!
    Act 3 (17% in)
indifferently = without interest

(editor's note:  Roxane is being ironic by using a word that typically expresses strong approval, but in a tone that demonstrates a lack of interest.)
  • One of them whistles indifferently the air just played by the fifer.
    Act 4 (30% in)

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