(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. indifferent, uninterested, disinterested, detached, aloof; unmoved, uncurious. See insensibility, indifference.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. indifferent, careless, feckless, heedless, apathetic, insensible, oblivious, nonchalant, insouciant, inattentive, cold, phlegmatic, impassive, supine, callous, unsympathetic, hardened, insensitive, stony, neutral, reserved, self-centered, negligent, blind, deaf, forgetful, disdainful, lukewarm, cool, lackadaisical, uninterested.
Ant. interested*, absorbed, attached.
See Synonym Study at indifferent .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
uncaring, careless, carefree, indifferent, apathetic, dispassionate, uninvolved, detached, cool, uninterested, disinterested, above it all, oblivious, distant, remote.
ANT.: concerned, caring, interested, passionate
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Without emotion or interest: apathetic, detached, impassive, incurious, indifferent, insensible, lethargic, listless, phlegmatic, stolid, uninterested, unresponsive. See FEELINGS. 2. Lacking interest in one's surroundings or worldly affairs: aloof, detached, disinterested, incurious, indifferent, uninterested, uninvolved. See ATTITUDE, CONCERN. 3. Lacking or marked by a lack of care: careless, feckless, heedless, inattentive, irresponsible, reckless, thoughtless, unmindful, unthinking. See CAREFUL. 4. Showing no concern, attention, or regard: careless, forgetful, heedless, mindless, unheeding, unmindful, unobservant, unthinking. See CAREFUL.

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