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indifferent +‎ -ly


indifferently (comparative more indifferently, superlative most indifferently)

  1. In an indifferent manner.
    1. Tolerably; passably.
    2. Without distinction; impartially, objectively.
    3. Without great care; without sufficient attention or thought.
      • 1934, Agatha Christie, chapter 3, in Murder on the Orient Express, London: HarperCollins, published 2017, page 222:
        They might have been lifted bodily out of an indifferently written American crime novel.
      • 1962 October, Brian Haresnape, “Focus on B.R. passenger stations”, in Modern Railways, page 251:
        For the first ten years of nationalisation a further note of overall gloom was added by the depressing policy of unimaginative Regional colour schemes, indifferently applied.