Indifference vs Inconsiderate - What's the difference?

indifference | inconsiderate |

As a noun indifference

is indifference, uncaringness.

As an adjective inconsiderate is

not considerate of others, thoughtless.




(en noun)
  • The state of being indifferent.
  • Unbiased impartiality.
  • Unemotional apathy.
  • * His daughter's indifference towards the sexist group made him wonder if she was even human.
  • A lack of enthusiasm.
  • Unconcerned nonchalance.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1897, author=
  • , title= , chapter=1 citation , passage=I liked the man for his own sake, and even had he promised to turn out a celebrity it would have had no weight with me. I look upon notoriety with the same indifference as on the buttons on a man's shirt-front, or the crest on his note-paper.}}




    (en adjective)
  • Not considerate of others, thoughtless.
  • Failing to replace the roll after using last of the toilet paper is very inconsiderate .
  • (obsolete) inconsiderable
  • Antonyms

    * considerate

    Derived terms

    * inconsiderately * inconsiderateness * inconsideration

    See also

    * tactless * thoughtless


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