(noun, adjective)


1. having no personal preference

- a neutral observer

Similar word(s): nonsubjective, objective, impersonal

2. having only a limited ability to react chemically; chemically inactive

Similar word(s): unreactive, indifferent, inert

3. not supporting or favoring either side in a war, dispute, or contest

Similar word(s): nonaligned

4. possessing no distinctive quality or characteristics

Similar word(s): neutralised, neutralized, viewless

5. having no hue

- neutral colors like black or white

Similar word(s): argent, silver, silverish, silvery, ashy, blackish, canescent, chalky, charcoal, jet, pitchy, sooty, ebon, ebony, gray, grayish, grey, greyish, hueless, inky, pearly, sable, slatey, slaty, snowy, whitish, colorless, colourless, achromatic

6. lacking distinguishing quality or characteristics

- a neutral personality that made no impression whatever

Similar word(s): colorless, colourless

7. having no net electric charge

Similar word(s): uncharged, electroneutral

Sentences with neutral as an adjective:

- I am neutral regarding the issue of gay marriage.


1. one who does not side with any party in a war or dispute

Definition categories: person, individual, mortal, somebody, someone, soul