Indifferently In*dif"fer*ent*ly, adv. In an indifferent manner; without distinction or preference; impartially; without concern, wish, affection, or aversion; tolerably; passably. [1913 Webster]

That they may truly and indifferently minister justice, to the punishment of wickedness and vice, and to the maintenance of thy true religion, and virtue. --Book of Com. Prayer [Eng. Ed.] [1913 Webster]

Set honor in one eye and death i' the other, And I will look on both indifferently. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

I hope it may indifferently entertain your lordship at an unbending hour. --Rowe. [1913 Webster]

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  • indifferently — (adv.) c.1400, from INDIFFERENT (Cf. indifferent) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • indifferently — adv. Indifferently is used with these verbs: ↑shrug …   Collocations dictionary

  • indifferently — indifferent ► ADJECTIVE 1) having no particular interest or sympathy; unconcerned. 2) not particularly good; mediocre. DERIVATIVES indifference noun indifferently adverb. ORIGIN Latin, making no difference …   English terms dictionary

  • indifferently — adverb with indifference; in an indifferent manner (Freq. 1) she shrugged indifferently • Derived from adjective: ↑indifferent …   Useful english dictionary

  • indifferently — adverb see indifferent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • indifferently — See indifferent. * * * …   Universalium

  • indifferently — adverb In an indifferent manner …   Wiktionary

  • indifferently — Synonyms and related words: ad eundem, apathetically, as, as well, ceteris paribus, coldly, coolly, correspondingly, disinterestedly, dully, equally, equivalently, evenly, fair to middling, fairishly, fairly, halfheartedly, heartlessly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • indifferently — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Rather badly] Syn. poorly, not very well, in a mediocre manner; see badly 1 , inadequately . 2. [In an indifferent manner] Syn. nonchalantly, coolly, in a detached manner; see calmly , casually 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • indifferently — adv. apathetically; unconcernedly, disinterestedly; impartially …   English contemporary dictionary

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