Definition of punctum indifferens in English:

punctum indifferens

noun

  • A neutral or common point; (also) a person who or thing which remains constant in changing circumstances.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834), poet, critic, and philosopher. From classical Latin punctum + indifferēns indifferent.

Pronunciation

punctum indifferens

/ˌpʌŋ(k)təm ɪnˈdɪfərɛnz/