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apathy

 [ap´ah-the]
lack of feeling or emotions; indifference.

ap·a·thy

(ap'ă-thē),
Indifference; absence of interest in the environment. Often one of the earliest signs of cerebral disease.
[G. apatheia, fr. a- priv. + pathos, suffering]

apathy

Psychology Indifference, numbness. See Erotic apathy.

ap·a·thy

(ap'ă-thē)
Indifference; absence of interest in the environment. Often one of the earliest signs of cerebral disease or depression.
[G. apatheia, fr. a- priv. + pathos, suffering]

ap·a·thy

(ap'ă-thē)
Indifference; absence of interest in the environment. Often one of the earliest signs of cerebral disease.
[G. apatheia, fr. a- priv. + pathos, suffering]
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