Adjective "apathetic" definition and examples

(Apathetic may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


Showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern.
  1. 'Furthermore, filling up on fatty foods like bacon or cheese makes you tired, lethargic and apathetic.'
  2. 'As consumers, we have the power to refuse pop music that lulls us into numb, apathetic sleep.'
  3. 'While students in the 1960s were famed for their radicalism, students of today are labelled as apathetic.'
  4. 'The shareholders had also been shown to be apathetic in protecting their interests.'
  5. 'Despite her uncaring appearance, apathetic tone, and collected posture, I could see the real change in her.'
  6. 'Today's young people are said to be the most apathetic generation ever.'
  7. 'Her friend seemed so apathetic and listless she wanted to shake her.'
  8. 'I don't think people are as apathetic as they seem, but it's hard to tell.'
  9. 'The adults must be prevented from getting bored, depressed and apathetic.'
  10. 'Have they inspired and mobilised people who were previously apathetic about the plight of refugees?'

More definitions

1. having or showing little or no emotion: apathetic behavior.

2. not interested or concerned; indifferent or unresponsive: an apathetic audience.

More examples(as adjective)

"sessions can be apathetic in terms."

"players can be apathetic in/at/on todays."

"markets can be apathetic in/at/on todays."

"jews can be apathetic towards easts."

"everyones can be apathetic about risks."

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Mid 18th century: from apathy, on the pattern of pathetic.