(adj.) = listless ; unsympathetic ; indifferent ; half-hearted [halfhearted] ; uninterested ; regardless ; uncaring ; unconcerned ; detached ; impassive ; unengaged ; apathetic ; careless ; feckless ; insouciant ; nonchalant ; nonplus ; nonplussed [nonplused] ; soulless ; unemotional ; lackadaisical. Ex: Rejuvenation of listless, stagnant, or failing library operations is possible through renewal methods dependent on strengthening the communication function. Ex: But of its four sentences, the third was so determined to present a grammatically structured metaphor for its meaning that it dazzled my eye, never mind my already unsympathetic brain. Ex: Contrary to popular belief, people who have been deaf from birth are not indifferent to aesthetic literature. Ex: Yet the response from government has been half-hearted at best. Ex: Other staff of the library remained at best uninterested in the project and at worst resented it as a diminution of traditional library services. Ex: What can we do is rethink our query, or we can 'bash on regardless' using the power of the computer to perform lots more searches in the hope that 'something will turn up'. Ex: The principal problem which faces archives is that of saving significant material from indiscriminate destruction by ignorant or uncaring owners. Ex: Then, with an elfin smile she said: 'You see, I haven't been entirely unconcerned!'. Ex: The attention good literature pays to life is both loving and detached. Ex: There is a commonly-held stereotype which views librarians as being isolated, uninformed, unengaged, impassive, and either uninterested in, or ignorant of, the world around them. Ex: There is a commonly-held stereotype which views librarians as being isolated, uninformed, unengaged, impassive, and either uninterested in, or ignorant of, the world around them. Ex: In World War 2 librarians generally sympathised with Britain, but many were isolationist or apathetic during the early years = En la Segunda Guerra Mundial los bibliotecarios generalmente simpatizaban con Gran Bretaña, aunque muchos mantuvieron una actitud no intervencionista o indiferente durante los primeros años. Ex: They will spend time trying to ascribe reasons to the variations whereas the true facts are that the citer was simply sloppy and careless. Ex: The author wrings sick humor from its feckless heroes' forlorn attempts to escape from a drug habit that they do not really enjoy any longer. Ex: Adopting an insouciant attitude toward empirical research -- shorn of such seemingly tough-minded concepts as objectivity and transparency -- makes her point more plausible. Ex: Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it. Ex: I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down. Ex: Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed. Ex: Our deliberate and passionate ambition is to avoid the traps of soulless, dead villages turned into museums, slowly sinking into oblivion. Ex: Australian researchers have observed that four to eight year-old boys who have an unemotional temperament are less responsive to discipline. Ex: Perhaps there are extenuating circumstances, but his entire treatment of this today was lackadaisical journalism to put it mildly. ---- * de un modo indiferente = listlessly. * mostrarse indiferente = give + Nombre + the cold shoulder ; turn + a cold shoulder to ; cold-shoulder.