- having or showing little or no emotion: apathetic behavior.
- not interested or concerned; indifferent or unresponsive: an apathetic audience.
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Examples from the Web for apathetically
Historical Examples of apathetically
Reluctantly, apathetically, the Leopard Woman's men got to their feet.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
She waved her hand to them apathetically and rowed slowly on.A Spirit in Prison
The little man paused in his painful progress to look on apathetically.The Trail of '98
Robert W. Service
Miss Carter listened at first apathetically, then with growing interest.Betty Wales Senior
She opened her eyes and fixed them apathetically on the strong helpful face.Flamsted quarries
Mary E. Waller
- having or showing little or no emotion; indifferent
Word Origin for apathetic
- Lacking interest or concern; indifferent.