indiferente


indiferente
adj.
1 indifferent.
me es indiferente I don't mind, it's all the same to me; (me da igual) I'm not interested in it (no me interesa)
2 unresponsive, apathetic, having little or no interest.
f. & m.
indifferent person.
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indiferente
adjetivo
1 indifferent
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FRASEOLOGÍA
me es indiferente I don't care
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adj.
indifferent
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ADJ
1) (=impasible) [actitud, mirada] indifferent

un grupo de transeúntes indiferentes — a group of unconcerned passers-by

dejar indiferente a algn: esas imágenes no pueden dejarnos indiferentes — those images cannot fail to move us

todo lo deja indiferente — he's so indifferent to everything

permanecer o quedarse indiferente — to remain indifferent (a, ante to)

no podemos permanecer indiferentes ante esta terrible situación — we cannot remain indifferent to this terrible situation

se mostró indiferente a sus encantos — he remained indifferent to her charms

se mostró indiferente a la hora de decidir — when it came to making a decision he showed no interest

ser indiferente a algo — to be indifferent to sth

2) (=que da igual)

a mí la política me es indiferente — politics doesn't interest me

-¿desea salir por la mañana o por la tarde? -me es indiferente — "do you want to leave in the morning or the afternoon?" - "it makes no difference to me o I don't mind"

es indiferente que vengáis hoy o mañana — it makes no difference o it doesn't matter whether you come today or tomorrow

hablar de cosas indiferentes — to talk about trivialities

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adjetivo
a) (poco importante, de poco interés)

es indiferente que salga hoy o mañana — it doesn't matter o it makes no difference whether it goes today or tomorrow

¿té o café? - me es indiferente — tea or coffee? - either

todo le es indiferente — he's not interested in anything

me es indiferente su amistad — I'm not concerned o (colloq) bothered about his friendship

b) (poco interesado) indifferent

indiferente a algo — indifferent to something

indiferente al peligro — indifferent to o unconcerned about the danger

c) (poco afectuoso)

conmigo es fría e indiferente — she's cold and distant with me

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= listless, unsympathetic, indifferent, half-hearted [halfhearted], uninterested, regardless, uncaring, unconcerned, detached, impassive, unengaged, apathetic, careless, feckless, insouciant, nonchalant, nonplus, nonplussed [nonplused], soulless, unemotional.
Ex. Rejuvenation of listless, stagnant, or failing library operations is possible through renewal methods dependent on strengthening the communication function.
Ex. But of its four sentences, the third was so determined to present a grammatically structured metaphor for its meaning that it dazzled my eye, never mind my already unsympathetic brain.
Ex. Contrary to popular belief, people who have been deaf from birth are not indifferent to aesthetic literature.
Ex. Yet the response from government has been half-hearted at best.
Ex. Other staff of the library remained at best uninterested in the project and at worst resented it as a diminution of traditional library services.
Ex. What can we do is rethink our query, or we can 'bash on regardless' using the power of the computer to perform lots more searches in the hope that 'something will turn up'.
Ex. The principal problem which faces archives is that of saving significant material from indiscriminate destruction by ignorant or uncaring owners.
Ex. Then, with an elfin smile she said: 'You see, I haven't been entirely unconcerned!'.
Ex. The attention good literature pays to life is both loving and detached.
Ex. There is a commonly-held stereotype which views librarians as being isolated, uninformed, unengaged, impassive, and either uninterested in, or ignorant of, the world around them.
Ex. There is a commonly-held stereotype which views librarians as being isolated, uninformed, unengaged, impassive, and either uninterested in, or ignorant of, the world around them.
Ex. In World War 2 librarians generally sympathised with Britain, but many were isolationist or apathetic during the early years = En la Segunda Guerra Mundial los bibliotecarios generalmente simpatizaban con Gran Bretaña, aunque muchos mantuvieron una actitud no intervencionista o indiferente durante los primeros años.
Ex. They will spend time trying to ascribe reasons to the variations whereas the true facts are that the citer was simply sloppy and careless.
Ex. The author wrings sick humor from its feckless heroes' forlorn attempts to escape from a drug habit that they do not really enjoy any longer.
Ex. Adopting an insouciant attitude toward empirical research -- shorn of such seemingly tough-minded concepts as objectivity and transparency -- makes her point more plausible.
Ex. Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it.
Ex. I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down.
Ex. Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed.
Ex. Our deliberate and passionate ambition is to avoid the traps of soulless, dead villages turned into museums, slowly sinking into oblivion.
Ex. Australian researchers have observed that four to eight year-old boys who have an unemotional temperament are less responsive to discipline.
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* de un modo indiferente = listlessly.
* mostrarse indiferente = give + Nombre + the cold shoulder, turn + a cold shoulder to, cold-shoulder.
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adjetivo
a) (poco importante, de poco interés)

es indiferente que salga hoy o mañana — it doesn't matter o it makes no difference whether it goes today or tomorrow

¿té o café? - me es indiferente — tea or coffee? - either

todo le es indiferente — he's not interested in anything

me es indiferente su amistad — I'm not concerned o (colloq) bothered about his friendship

b) (poco interesado) indifferent

indiferente a algo — indifferent to something

indiferente al peligro — indifferent to o unconcerned about the danger

c) (poco afectuoso)

conmigo es fría e indiferente — she's cold and distant with me

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= listless, unsympathetic, indifferent, half-hearted [halfhearted], uninterested, regardless, uncaring, unconcerned, detached, impassive, unengaged, apathetic, careless, feckless, insouciant, nonchalant, nonplus, nonplussed [nonplused], soulless, unemotional.

Ex: Rejuvenation of listless, stagnant, or failing library operations is possible through renewal methods dependent on strengthening the communication function.

Ex: But of its four sentences, the third was so determined to present a grammatically structured metaphor for its meaning that it dazzled my eye, never mind my already unsympathetic brain.
Ex: Contrary to popular belief, people who have been deaf from birth are not indifferent to aesthetic literature.
Ex: Yet the response from government has been half-hearted at best.
Ex: Other staff of the library remained at best uninterested in the project and at worst resented it as a diminution of traditional library services.
Ex: What can we do is rethink our query, or we can 'bash on regardless' using the power of the computer to perform lots more searches in the hope that 'something will turn up'.
Ex: The principal problem which faces archives is that of saving significant material from indiscriminate destruction by ignorant or uncaring owners.
Ex: Then, with an elfin smile she said: 'You see, I haven't been entirely unconcerned!'.
Ex: The attention good literature pays to life is both loving and detached.
Ex: There is a commonly-held stereotype which views librarians as being isolated, uninformed, unengaged, impassive, and either uninterested in, or ignorant of, the world around them.
Ex: There is a commonly-held stereotype which views librarians as being isolated, uninformed, unengaged, impassive, and either uninterested in, or ignorant of, the world around them.
Ex: In World War 2 librarians generally sympathised with Britain, but many were isolationist or apathetic during the early years = En la Segunda Guerra Mundial los bibliotecarios generalmente simpatizaban con Gran Bretaña, aunque muchos mantuvieron una actitud no intervencionista o indiferente durante los primeros años.
Ex: They will spend time trying to ascribe reasons to the variations whereas the true facts are that the citer was simply sloppy and careless.
Ex: The author wrings sick humor from its feckless heroes' forlorn attempts to escape from a drug habit that they do not really enjoy any longer.
Ex: Adopting an insouciant attitude toward empirical research -- shorn of such seemingly tough-minded concepts as objectivity and transparency -- makes her point more plausible.
Ex: Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it.
Ex: I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down.
Ex: Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed.
Ex: Our deliberate and passionate ambition is to avoid the traps of soulless, dead villages turned into museums, slowly sinking into oblivion.
Ex: Australian researchers have observed that four to eight year-old boys who have an unemotional temperament are less responsive to discipline.
* de un modo indiferente = listlessly.
* mostrarse indiferente = give + Nombre + the cold shoulder, turn + a cold shoulder to, cold-shoulder.

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indiferente
adjective
1
(poco importante, de poco interés): es indiferente que salga hoy o mañana it doesn't matter o it makes no difference o it's immaterial whether it goes today or tomorrow
¿té o café? — me es indiferente tea or coffee? — either o I don't mind o it makes no difference
no me cae mal, me es indiferente I don't dislike her, I don't really have any feelings one way or the other
todo lo que no sea de su especialidad le es indiferente he's not interested in anything that isn't connected with his speciality
me es indiferente su amistad I'm not concerned o (colloq) bothered about his friendship
2 (poco interesado) indifferent
se mostró totalmente indiferente ante mi propuesta he was totally indifferent to o uninterested in my suggestion
indiferente A algo indifferent TO sth
indiferente al peligro indifferent to o unconcerned about the danger
permanecieron/se mostraron indiferentes a mis súplicas they remained/they were indifferent to my pleas
3
(poco amable, afectuoso): conmigo es fría e indiferente she's cold and distant with me, she treats me coldly and with indifference
4 (mediocre) indifferent
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indiferente adjetivo
a) (poco importante, de poco interés):

es indiferente que venga hoy o mañana it doesn't matter o it makes no difference whether he comes today or tomorrow;

me es indiferente su amistad I'm not concerned o (colloq) bothered about his friendship
b) (poco interesado) indifferent;

indiferente a algo indifferent to sth
indiferente adjetivo
1 (irrelevante) unimportant: le es indiferente el color, colour makes no difference to her
2 (impasible) indifferent: es indiferente a mi dolor, he doesn't care about my grief
'indiferente' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
fresca
- fresco
- igual
- despreocupado
- displicente
- frío
- resbalar
English:
care
- cold
- hard
- indifferent
- listless
- lukewarm
- nonchalant
- skin
- unconcerned
- unemotional
- uninterested
- detached
- uncaring
- unresponsive
- unsympathetic
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indiferente adj
1. [indistinto] indifferent;
me es indiferente [me da igual] I don't mind, it's all the same to me;
me es indiferente que vayas o no it's all the same to me whether you go or not;
¿prefieres hacerlo hoy o mañana? – me es indiferente would you rather do it today or tomorrow? – I don't mind
2. [apático]
siempre se muestra indiferente he always seems so apathetic;
es indiferente a la miseria ajena other people's suffering means nothing to him;
no puedo permanecer indiferente ante tanto sufrimiento I cannot remain indifferent in the face of so much suffering;
su belleza me deja indiferente her beauty leaves me cold o does nothing for me
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indiferente
adj
1 indifferent
2 (irrelevante) immaterial
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indiferente adj
1) : indifferent, unconcerned
2)
ser indiferente : to be of no concern
me es indiferente: it doesn't matter to me
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indiferente adj (persona) indifferent / not interested
ser indiferente to make no difference / not to matter
es indiferente la hora a la que llegues it doesn't matter what time you arrive
serle indiferente a alguien not to mind / not to care
me es indiferente el restaurante al que vayamos I don't mind which restaurant we go to

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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