A way of demonstrating apathy; an unwillingness to evoke change; a way of saying "It's not of interest to me."
Teacher: I just found out that OSHA regulations do not cover public employees in Florida. I was injured due to school construction and now have permanent hearing loss.

Friends: Oh well...It is what it is.
by warrior against apathy January 27, 2010

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The meaning of "it is what it is" is that some things you can not change it will be the way it will be and refers to the past you can not change what happened 1 minute ago so what are you going to do other then to accept it.
In the past some people did not understand the meaning of "it is what it is" well "it is what it is you can't change the past but you can change the future and "it will be what it will be"
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Phrase used by someone in order to accept even the most 'unacceptable' situation that would normally be a load of horse shit. Only because they know they have to.
Tom: Man why do we have to pay taxes for people who don't even work?

Bob: Hey man, it is what it is.
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I dont give a fuck.
Mane whatever cause it is what it is
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Something Juan Soto says.
I can't be with you because you're married, it is what it is.
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Term used to describe something when an inane comment is made.
Naomi: Can you have a look at this.

Aaron: That's very Organised isn't it?

Naomi: It is what it is?
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A way of telling someone that you are tired of hearing incessant whining about all of the problems they have... The polite way to say "I just don't give a rat's ass!!"
Bob: I am having the worst week ever. I have been late to work every day this week, my cat got ran over, and I forgot to pay my water bill so now I have a late fee.

Co-Worker: Well Bob, There's nothing you can do about it now. It is what it is .


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