Definition of 'apathetic'
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They were usually too busy trying to make ends meet to become apathetic. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)They back away and by all appearances become apathetic. Christianity Today (2000)The party has been mobilising the politically apathetic in the suburbs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The inquiry found that the public is not apathetic about politics. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The reality is that most people are apathetic. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Crying wolf leaves people apathetic to serious victims. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Its raison d'être is to engage politically apathetic young women. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Why do many Americans appear to be apathetic about politics? Sociology (1995)These people were apathetic and sad, with reduced drive and initiative. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)Instead, they were mindful of his recent record away from home and his apathetic attitude towards touring. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Throughout the country, people who had generally been apathetic about national politics were swept up in a wave of protest. America Past and Present (1995)People are apathetic about politics. The Sun (2010)Young people are not apathetic. Times, Sunday Times (2006)An indifferent, apathetic, selfish attitude does not impress. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's not that I am apathetic about politics. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I think most England fans will be feeling totally apathetic about the Hungary friendly. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'apathetic'
British English: apathetic ADJECTIVE
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 up and listen.
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