apathetic

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
ap•a•thet•ic /ˌæpəˈθɛtɪk/USA pronunciation  adj. 
  1. having or showing little emotion or excitement;
    indifferent:felt too apathetic to enjoy anything.
See -path-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
ap•a•thet•ic  (ap′ə thetik),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. having or showing little or no emotion:apathetic behavior.
  2. not interested or concerned;
    indifferent or unresponsive:an apathetic audience.Also,  ap′a•theti•cal. 
ap′a•theti•cal•ly, adv. 
  • apath(y) + (path)etic 1735–45
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . unfeeling, impassive, cool.
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . uninterested, unconcerned.
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . emotional.
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . concerned.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

apathetic /ˌæpəˈθɛtɪk/ adj
  1. having or showing little or no emotion; indifferent
Etymology: 18th Century: from apathy + pathetic

ˌapaˈthetically adv



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