In*dif"fer*ent*ism (?), n. [Cf. F. indiff'erentisme.]


State of indifference; want of interest or earnestness; especially, a systematic apathy regarding what is true or false in religion or philosophy; agnosticism.

The indifferentism which equalizes all religions and gives equal rights to truth and error. Cardinal Manning.

2. Metaph.

Same as Identism.

3. R. C. Ch.

A heresy consisting in an unconcern for any particular creed, provided the morals be right and good.

Gregory XVI.


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