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indifferent
used in Lonesome Dove

8 uses
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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)
  • He had seen many men die of wounds, and had watched the turning of their spirits from active desire to live to indifference.
    Chapters 95-96 (13% in)
indifference = lack of concern
  • If she ever got a chance she would kill the man, in revenge for all the painful hours she had spent watching his indifferent back.
    Chapters 48-49 (88% in)
  • He tried to get the other boys to wait on him—in his state he could have been easily robbed and beaten, as he pointed out—but his companions were indifferent to his fate.
    Chapters 58-59 (93% in)
  • Lorena's indifference pained him more than anything he had ever experienced.
    Chapters 77-78 (82% in)
  • Augustus rode through the storm with a certain indifference, thinking of the two women he had just left.
    Chapters 89-90 (33% in)
  • With a bad wound, the moment indifference took over, life began to subside.
    Chapters 95-96 (13% in)
  • Call had never taken to the man—Goodnight was indifferent to authority, or at least unlikely to put any above his own—but he could not deny that the man had uncommon ability.
    Chapters 101-102 (48% in)
  • Blue Duck himself seemed indifferent to the furor outside.
    Chapters 101-102 (58% in)

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