apathetic

  • 1 Apathetic — Ap a*thet ic, Apathetical Ap a*thet ic*ala. [See {Apathy}.] Void of feeling; not susceptible of deep emotion; passionless. a woman who became active rather than apathetic as she grew older [1913 Webster] 2. showing a lack of interest or concern;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 apathetic — I adjective aloof, bored, callous, careless, casual, cold, cold blooded, cursory, disinterested, dragging, dull, frigid, heartless, heedless, impassive, inactive, inattentive, incurious, indifferent, indolent, inert, inexpressive, insensible,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 apathetic — (adj.) 1744, from APATHY (Cf. apathy) + IC (Cf. ic), on model of pathetic …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 apathetic — phlegmatic, stolid, *impassive, stoic Analogous words: insensitive, impassible, *insensible, anesthetic: callous, *hardened: unaffected, untouched, unimpressed (see affirmative verbs at AFFECT): listless, spiritless, *languid Antonyms: alert… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 apathetic — [adj] uncaring, disinterested blah*, callous, cold, cool, could care less*, couldn’t care less*, don’t give a damn*, draggy*, emotionless, flat, impassive, indifferent, insensible, laid back*, languid, moony*, passive, stoic, stolid, unconcerned …

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  • 6 apathetic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not interested or enthusiastic. DERIVATIVES apathetically adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 apathetic — [ap΄ə thet′ik] adj. [< APATHY, modeled on PATHETIC] 1. feeling little or no emotion; unmoved 2. not interested; indifferent; listless SYN. IMPASSIVE apathetically adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Apathetic EP — Infobox Album | Name = Apathetic EP Type = EP Artist = Relient K Released = flagicon|USA November 8, 2005 Recorded = S S Studio Spring Hill, TN Genre = Christian rock Length = 23:34 Label = Gotee, Capitol Producer = Mark Lee Townsend, Matt… …

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  • 9 apathetic — adj. apathetic about; to, towards (he is apathetic about everything) * * * [ˌæpə θetɪk] to towards (he is apathetic about everything) apatheticabout …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 apathetic — ap|a|thet|ic [ˌæpəˈθetık] adj not interested in something, and not willing to make any effort to change or improve things ▪ She felt too apathetic even to move. apathetic about ▪ How can you be so apathetic about the world and its problems?… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 apathetic — [[t]æ̱pəθe̱tɪk[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone as apathetic, you are criticizing them because they do not seem to be interested in or enthusiastic about doing anything. Even the most apathetic students are beginning to sit… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 apathetic — apathetically, adv. /ap euh thet ik/, adj. 1. having or showing little or no emotion: apathetic behavior. 2. not interested or concerned; indifferent or unresponsive: an apathetic audience. Also, apathetical. [1735 45; APATH(Y) + (PATH)ETIC] Syn …

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  • 13 Apathetic EP — Relient K Relient K est un groupe de pop punk chrétien, originaire de Canton (Ohio, États Unis) et fondé en 1998. Son nom provient de Plymouth Reliant K, modèle de voiture du guitariste Matt Hoopes[1]. En 2003, le groupe a reçu deux dove… …

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  • 14 apathetic — adj. Apathetic is used with these nouns: ↑electorate …

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  • 15 apathetic — adjective not excited about something and not caring whether it happens, or not interested in anything and unwilling to make an effort to change and improve things: an apathetic electorate apathetically /kli/ adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 apathetic — adjective an apathetic workforce Syn: uninterested, indifferent, unconcerned, unmoved, uninvolved, disinterested, unemotional, emotionless, dispassionate, lukewarm, unmotivated, halfhearted; informal couldn t care less; rare Laodicean See note at …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 apathetic — adjective Date: 1744 1. having or showing little or no feeling or emotion ; spiritless 2. having little or no interest or concern ; indifferent Synonyms: see impassive • apathetically …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 apathetic — adjective /æp.əˈθɛt.ɪk/ a) Void of feeling; not susceptible of deep emotion; passionless; indifferent. b) Of, or pertaining to apatheism. Syn: indifferent, impassive See Also …

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  • 19 apathetic — Exhibiting apathy; indifferent. * * * ap·a·thet·ic .ap ə thet ik adj having or showing little or no feeling or emotion ap·a·thet·i·cal·ly i k(ə )lē adv * * * ap·a·thet·ic (ap″ə thetґik) indifferent; undemonstrative …

    Medical dictionary

  • 20 apathetic — Synonyms and related words: Laodicean, Olympian, abeyant, affording no hope, aloof, anesthetic, ataractic, backward, balking, balky, benumbed, blah, blase, bleak, bored, callous, careless, casual, cataleptic, catatonic, centrist, cheerless,… …

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