1. [ adjective ] neither moral nor immoral; neither good nor evil, right nor wrong
Related terms: amoral
2. [ adjective ] having no personal preference
Synonyms: impersonal

"impersonal criticism" "a neutral observer"

Related terms: objective
3. [ adjective ] (chemistry) having only a limited ability to react chemically; not active
Synonyms: inert indifferent

"inert matter" "an indifferent chemical in a reaction"

Related terms: chemistry unreactive
4. [ adjective ] not supporting or favoring either side in a war, dispute, or contest
Related terms: nonaligned
5. [ adjective ] (physics) having no net electric charge; not electrified
Synonyms: electroneutral
Related terms: positive negative physics polarity
6. [ adjective ] (color) lacking hue

"neutral colors like back or white"

Related terms: achromatic
7. [ adjective ] of no distinctive quality or characteristics or type
Related terms: positive negative neutralized neutralised viewless
8. [ adjective ] lacking distinguishing quality or characteristics

"a neutral personality that made no impression whatever"

Related terms: colorless
9. [ noun ] one who does not side with any party in a war or dispute
Related terms: person fence-sitter stakeholder
Similar spelling:   neutralize