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ap·a·thet·ic

 (ăp′ə-thĕt′ĭk) also ap·a·thet·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent.
2. Feeling or showing little or no emotion; unresponsive.

[From apathy, on the model of pathetic.]

ap′a·thet′i·cal·ly adv.

apathetic

(ˌæpəˈθɛtɪk) or

apathetical

adj
having or showing little or no emotion; indifferent
[C18: from apathy + pathetic]
ˌapaˈthetically adv

ap•a•thet•ic

(ˌæp əˈθɛt ɪk)

adj.
1. having or showing little or no emotion.
2. not interested or concerned; indifferent; unresponsive.
[1735–45]
ap`a•thet′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.apathetic - showing little or no emotion or animationapathetic - showing little or no emotion or animation; "a woman who became active rather than apathetic as she grew older"
spiritless - lacking ardor or vigor or energy; "a spiritless reply to criticism"
2.apathetic - marked by a lack of interestapathetic - marked by a lack of interest; "an apathetic audience"; "the universe is neither hostile nor friendly; it is simply indifferent"
uninterested - not having or showing interest; "an uninterested spectator"

apathetic

apathetic

adjective
Translations
لامُبالي، فاتِر الشُّعور
lhostejný
ligegyldig
apatetičan
kæruleysislegur
apatisk
ilgisizkayıtsız

apathetic

[ˌæpəˈθetɪk] ADJapático
to be apathetic towards sthser indiferente hacia algo, no mostrar interés alguno en algo

apathetic

[ˌæpəˈθɛtɪk] adj [person] → apathique, indifférent(e)

apathetic

adjapathisch, teilnahmslos; they are completely apathetic about politicssie sind in politischen Dingen vollkommen apathisch; they are completely apathetic about their futuresie sind vollkommen apathisch, was ihre Zukunft angeht

apathetic

[ˌæpəˈθɛtɪk] adjapatico/a, indifferente

apathy

(ˈӕpəθi) noun
a lack of interest or enthusiasm. his apathy towards his work.
ˌapaˈthetic (-ˈθe-) adjective
ˌapaˈthetically adverb

ap·a·thet·ic

a. apático-a, indolente, insensible.

apathetic

adj apático
References in classic literature ?
A few apathetic faces of judges alone could be dimly discerned.
But Lidia Ivanovna's help was none the less real; she gave Alexey Alexandrovitch moral support in the consciousness of her love and respect for him, and still more, as it was soothing to her to believe, in that she almost turned him to Christianity--that is, from an indifferent and apathetic believer she turned him into an ardent and steadfast adherent of the new interpretation of Christian doctrine, which had been gaining ground of late in Petersburg.
Tulliver, even between the fits of spasmodic rigidity which had recurred at intervals ever since he had been found fallen from his horse, was usually in so apathetic a condition that the exits and entrances into his room were not felt to be of great importance.
Edgar, after he had turned his eyes on Mimi, resumed his apathetic position and sullen silence.
I lay back against Ernest in the automobile, and with apathetic eyes watched the soldiers trying to get the machine out of the city.
Brott shook himself free from his fit of apathetic reflection.
While they uncovered the sheaves he stood apathetic beside his portable repository of force, round whose hot blackness the morning air quivered.
Look," said the girl dully, indicating the horizon with an apathetic gesture.
But the night was long and dark: the snow heavily clogged the wheels and balled the horses' feet; the animals were consumedly lazy; the coachman most execrably cautious; the passengers confoundedly apathetic in their supine indifference to the rate of our progression.
Flack's intentions, and might have bought the plot before building commenced: but he was apathetic and dilatory.
The hope of inheriting eternal bliss helps the relations of these unhappy creatures and all others round about them to exert on a large scale, and with sublime devotion, a mother's ceaseless protecting care over an apathetic creature who does not understand it in the first instance, and who in a little while forgets it all.
Standing by for a job -- chance worth taking -- got a quiet hint," explained the man with the broken hat, in jerky, apathetic wheezes.