Indifference vs Preoccupation - What's the difference?

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Indifference is a related term of preoccupation.


As nouns the difference between indifference and preoccupation

is that indifference is indifference, uncaringness while preoccupation is worry.

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.}}

    preoccupation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The state of being preoccupied or an idea that preoccupies the mind; enthrallment.
  • The act of occupying something before someone else.
  • Synonyms

    * preoccupancy