Detachment and Indifference


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Detachment noun – Lack of favoritism toward one side or another.
Usage example: the judge showed commendable detachment when deciding the controversial case

Indifference is a synonym for detachment in aloofness topic. In some cases you can use "Indifference" instead a noun "Detachment", when it comes to topics like objectivity. popular alternative
Nearby Words: detached, detach, detaching, detachable
Synonyms for Detachment


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Indifference noun – Lack of interest or concern.
Usage example: an alarming indifference toward the well-being of his own children

Detachment is a synonym for indifference in interest topic. You can use "Detachment" instead a noun "Indifference", if it concerns topics such as disregard, impassiveness. popular alternative
Nearby Words: indifferent, indifferently
Synonyms for Indifference

How words are described

utter utter detachment utter indifference
dull dull detachment dull indifference
extreme extreme detachment extreme indifference
aloof aloof detachment aloof indifference
Other adjectives: cold, callous, general, growing, cynical, amused, sociopathic.
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