- having or showing little or no emotion: apathetic behavior.
- not interested or concerned; indifferent or unresponsive: an apathetic audience.
Origin of apathetic
Synonyms for apathetic
Antonyms for apathetic
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Historical Examples of apathetical
Agatha studied Irene's apathetical face, and wondered how she could have changed into such a fright.Hope Mills
Amanda M. Douglas
- having or showing little or no emotion; indifferent
Word Origin for apathetic
C18: from apathy + pathetic
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- Lacking interest or concern; indifferent.
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