Detachment vs Indifference - What's the difference?

detachment | indifference | Synonyms |

Detachment is a synonym of indifference.


As nouns the difference between detachment and indifference

is that detachment is (uncountable) the action of detaching; separation while indifference is indifference, uncaringness.

detachment

English

Noun

(wikipedia detachment)
  • (uncountable) The action of detaching; separation.
  • (uncountable) The state of being detached or disconnected; insulation.
  • (uncountable) Indifference to the concerns of others; aloofness.
  • (uncountable) Absence of bias; impartiality; objectivity.
  • (uncountable, military) The separation of a military unit from the main body for particular purpose or a special mission.
  • (countable, military) The unit so dispatched.
  • (countable, military) A permanent unit organized for special duties.
  • (countable) Any smaller portion of a main body separately employed.
  • indifference

    English

    Noun

    (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.}}