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ap·a·thet·ic

(ap'ă-thet'ik),
Exhibiting apathy; indifferent.

ap·a·thet·ic

(ap-ă-thet'ik)
psychology Denotes a patient exhibiting lack of emotion; indifferent.

apathetic

(ap?a-thet'ik) [ apath(y) + (path)etic]
Indifferent; without interest. Synonym: apathic
apathetically (i-k(a-)le)
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Only time will tell whether their souls have really awakened or have they woken up to doze off again in their deep apathetic slumber.
Because of the assumed link between boredom and depression , the research group found it alarming that apathetic boredom was reported relatively frequently by 36 percent of the high school students sampled.
To be apathetic is literally to be without passion," wrote Erwin Raphael McManus in Uprising: A Revolution of the Soul.
Widespread cultural departure from the rogue entrepreneurial and pioneering spirit that founded this nation in return for risk-avoiding, apathetic methods of operation.
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After 2005's apathetic election, 1913 offers a reminder of just what it took to get the vote so many failed to use this year.
After coming out to family and friends at age 12, Nikki Weitheim kept a low profile at school and remained apathetic toward politics.
If we ended every TV broadcast, from Good Morning America to Six Feet Under, with "every day 35 million children die of extreme poverty" or "the average per capita yearly income in Sri Lanka is $880," or "the infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births in Angola is 187," this apathetic (and often selfish) country might finally come to realize how the other half lives.