Antonyms of adj indifferent

10 senses of indifferent

Sense 1
apathetic, indifferent -- (marked by a lack of interest; "an apathetic audience"; "the universe is neither hostile nor friendly; it is simply indifferent")

INDIRECT (VIA uninterested) -> interested -- (having or showing interest; especially curiosity or fascination or concern; "an interested audience"; "interested in sports"; "was interested to hear about her family"; "interested in knowing who was on the telephone"; "interested spectators")

Sense 2
indifferent -- (showing no care or concern in attitude or action; "indifferent to the sufferings of others"; "indifferent to her plea")

INDIRECT (VIA unconcerned) -> concerned -- (feeling or showing worry or solicitude; "concerned parents of youthful offenders"; "was concerned about the future"; "we feel concerned about accomplishing the task at hand"; "greatly concerned not to disappoint a small child")

Sense 3
deaf (predicate), indifferent (predicate) -- ((usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed; "deaf to her warnings")

INDIRECT (VIA heedless) -> heedful, attentive, thoughtful, paying attention -- (taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention; "heedful of the warnings"; "so heedful a writer"; "heedful of what they were doing")

Sense 4
immaterial, indifferent -- ((often followed by `to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other; "whether you choose to do it or not is a matter that is quite immaterial (or indifferent)"; "what others think is altogether indifferent to him")

INDIRECT (VIA unimportant) -> important, of import -- (of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day")

Sense 5
indifferent -- (fairly poor to not very good; "has an indifferent singing voice"; "has indifferent qualifications for the job")

INDIRECT (VIA inferior) -> superior -- (of or characteristic of high rank or importance; "a superior ruler")

Sense 6
inert, indifferent, neutral -- (having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive; "inert matter"; "an indifferent chemical in a reaction")

INDIRECT (VIA unreactive) -> reactive -- (participating readily in reactions; "sodium is a reactive metal"; "free radicals are very reactive")

Sense 7
indifferent -- (marked by no especial liking or dislike or preference for one thing over another; "indifferent about which book you would give them"; "was indifferent to their acceptance or rejection of her invitation")

INDIRECT (VIA impartial) -> partial -- (showing favoritism)

Sense 8
indifferent, unbiased, unbiassed -- (characterized by a lack of partiality; "a properly indifferent jury"; "an unbiasgoted account of her family problems")

INDIRECT (VIA impartial) -> partial -- (showing favoritism)

Sense 9
indifferent, so-so (predicate) -- (being neither good nor bad; "an indifferent performance"; "a gifted painter but an indifferent actor"; "her work at the office is passable"; "a so-so golfer"; "feeling only so-so"; "prepared a tolerable dinner"; "a tolerable working knowledge of French")

INDIRECT (VIA ordinary) -> extraordinary -- (beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature")

Sense 10
indifferent -- (neither too great nor too little; "a couple of indifferent hills to climb")

INDIRECT (VIA moderate) -> immoderate -- (beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending")

Similarity of adj indifferent

10 senses of indifferent

Sense 1
apathetic, indifferent -- (marked by a lack of interest; "an apathetic audience"; "the universe is neither hostile nor friendly; it is simply indifferent")
       => uninterested (vs. interested) -- (not having or showing interest; "an uninterested spectator")

Sense 2
indifferent -- (showing no care or concern in attitude or action; "indifferent to the sufferings of others"; "indifferent to her plea")
       => unconcerned (vs. concerned) -- (lacking in interest or care or feeling; "the average American...is unconcerned that his or her plight is the result of a complex of personal and economic and governmental actions...beyond the normal citizen's comprehension and control"; "blithely unconcerned about his friend's plight")

Sense 3
deaf (predicate), indifferent (predicate) -- ((usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed; "deaf to her warnings")
       => heedless (vs. heedful), unheeding -- (marked by or paying little heed or attention; "We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we know now that it is bad economics"--Franklin D. Roosevelt; "heedless of danger"; "heedless of the child's crying")

Sense 4
immaterial, indifferent -- ((often followed by `to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other; "whether you choose to do it or not is a matter that is quite immaterial (or indifferent)"; "what others think is altogether indifferent to him")
       => unimportant (vs. important) -- (not important; "a relatively unimportant feature of the system"; "the question seems unimportant")

Sense 5
indifferent -- (fairly poor to not very good; "has an indifferent singing voice"; "has indifferent qualifications for the job")
       => inferior (vs. superior) -- (of or characteristic of low rank or importance)

Sense 6
inert, indifferent, neutral -- (having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive; "inert matter"; "an indifferent chemical in a reaction")
       => unreactive (vs. reactive) -- ((chemistry) not reacting chemically)

Sense 7
indifferent -- (marked by no especial liking or dislike or preference for one thing over another; "indifferent about which book you would give them"; "was indifferent to their acceptance or rejection of her invitation")
       => impartial (vs. partial) -- (showing lack of favoritism; "the cold neutrality of an impartial judge")

Sense 8
indifferent, unbiased, unbiassed -- (characterized by a lack of partiality; "a properly indifferent jury"; "an unbiasgoted account of her family problems")
       => impartial (vs. partial) -- (showing lack of favoritism; "the cold neutrality of an impartial judge")

Sense 9
indifferent, so-so (predicate) -- (being neither good nor bad; "an indifferent performance"; "a gifted painter but an indifferent actor"; "her work at the office is passable"; "a so-so golfer"; "feeling only so-so"; "prepared a tolerable dinner"; "a tolerable working knowledge of French")
       => ordinary (vs. extraordinary) -- (not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine")

Sense 10
indifferent -- (neither too great nor too little; "a couple of indifferent hills to climb")
       => moderate (vs. immoderate) -- (being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart")

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