Detached and Indifferent


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Detached adjective – Having or showing a lack of friendliness or interest in others.
Usage example: a detached observer at company parties, taking it all in and saying very little

Indifferent is a synonym for detached in aloof topic. In some cases you can use "Indifferent" instead an adjective "Detached", when it comes to topics like attitude, distant, dispassionate, nonchalant. popular alternative
Nearby Words: detach, detachment, detaching, detachable, detacher
Synonyms for Detached


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Indifferent adjective – Having or showing a lack of interest or concern.
Usage example: indifferent about the result of the football game

Detached is a synonym for indifferent in attitude topic. You can use "Detached" instead an adjective "Indifferent", if it concerns topics such as unfeeling, distant, aloof, unconcerned. popular alternative
Nearby Words: indifference, indifferently
Synonyms for Indifferent

Things that words describes

attitude detached attitude indifferent attitude
manner detached manner indifferent manner
approach detached approach indifferent approach
character detached character indifferent character
Other nouns: way, fashion, expression, mother, demeanor, smirk, sociopath, bureaucrats.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Total War: Shogun 2 The Americans, for instance, are very Christian and hammy blood knights, while the British are indifferent and rather detached eccentrics.
  • Funny Foreigner For example, the US Marines are all Christian, Hot-Blooded Blood Knights, while the British Marines are all indifferent, detached, and a bit eccentric.
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