Indifference and Pettiness


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Indifference noun – Lack of interest or concern.
Pettiness and indifference are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Pettiness" instead a noun "Indifference".
Nearby Words: indifferent, indifferently
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Pettiness noun – The quality or state of being unimportant.
Indifference and pettiness are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Indifference" instead a noun "Pettiness".
Nearby Words: petty, pettily
Synonyms for Pettiness

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  • This is especially noticeable with the protagonist, who gradually loses his innocence due to the abuse, indifference, callousness and pettiness he experiences growing up and becomes a much worse person as a result.
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Pettiness or Indifference. 2016. Accessed April 14, 2021.

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