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unconcern

Profound uninterest or nonchalance out of proportion to societal norms. It is a characteristic of some brain diseases, including certain forms of brain injury, dementias, intoxications, and strokes.
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Ethical Unconcern is a suggested term that aims to represent negative attitudes towards Ethical Consumption.
Equally puzzling is the markets' seeming unconcern about the recent very strong showing in the polls of extreme parties powerfully opposed to Europe such as Marine Le Pen's National Front in France and Alexis Tsipras' Syriza Party in Greece.
Even as events of such momentous proportions are taking place in Gilgit-Baltistan, the reaction from the Indian side has, sadly, remained on the fringes of ignorance and unconcern.
With such a sorry record of unconcern for Canada's current work force, it is hardly surprising that the Harper government and its appointees in the museum sector are not prepared to celebrate working people's past in Canada and particularly the militancy and even revolutionary spirit of workers at various times such as during the 1919 general strike period.
The United States ranked 19th in its unconcern, ahead of only Indonesia and Egypt, whose populations are young.
One quite surprising feature of this book is the author's apparent unconcern about explaining how and why heterosexual culture was invented in the first place.
Jaradat's death has once again highlighted the deplorable conditions of Palestinian political prisoners, and Israel's unconcern for international canons and conventions.
Given the furore earlier this year over a scheme to test drill for gas at the Llandow Industrial Estate, which some saw as a prelude to a full-scale fracking operation, the degree of unconcern was perhaps surprising.
When discussing his own style, O'Brian quoted Johnson's famous cannonade against the false patronage of Lord Chesterfield, and description of himself as a drowning man saved by his own strength, as a superb example of prose rhythm: "Is not a Patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help?
It has given rise to a state of unconcern about the number of people who are dying every day - the loss of life has become a given, irrespective of the magnitude of the tragedy.
However, no significant differences were found between high and low achievers in terms of mastery orientation and personal unconcern.