Monday, February 22, 2016
Citations for apatetic
In the following scheme Protective and Aggressive Resemblances are grouped with Mimicry under the first head of Apatetic Colours, because an animal is thus made to resemble some other species or some other object.
I am apatetic, adapting to each new environment so that my true self, if indeed one exists, remains safely invisible.
Origin of apatetic
Apatetic stems from the Greek word apatētikós meaning "fallacious," drawing on the Greek verb apateúein, "to deceive." It entered English in the late 1800s.