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Meaning of APATHETIC

Pronunciation:  `apu'thetik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  marked by a lack of interest; "an apathetic audience"; "the universe is neither hostile nor friendly; it is simply indifferent"
  2. [adj]  showing little or no emotion or animation; "a woman who became active rather than apathetic as she grew older"
 

APATHETIC is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: indifferent, spiritless, uninterested
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ap`a*thet"ic\, Apathetical \Ap`a*thet"ic*al\a. [See
{Apathy}.]
Void of feeling; not susceptible of deep emotion;
passionless; indifferent.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abeyant, affording no hope, aloof, anesthetic, ataractic, backward, balking, balky, benumbed, blah, blase, bleak, bored, callous, careless, casual, cataleptic, catatonic, centrist, cheerless, comatose, comfortless, dead, debilitated, desensitized, despairing, desperate, despondent, detached, devil-may-care, dilatory, disconsolate, disinterested, dismal, dispassionate, disregardful, distant, dopey, dormant, droopy, drugged, dry, dull, easygoing, enervated, even, exanimate, fifty-fifty, flat, forlorn, foul, grim, groggy, grudging, half-and-half, heartless, heavy, hebetudinous, heedless, hopeless, impartial, impassible, impassive, in a stupor, in abeyance, in despair, in suspense, inactive, inanimate, inattentive, incurious, independent, indifferent, inert, inexcitable, insensible, insensitive, insouciant, jaded, lackadaisical, laggard, languid, languorous, Laodicean, latent, leaden, lethargic, lifeless, limp, listless, loath, logy, lumpish, matter-of-fact, midway, mindless, moderate, moribund, negligent, neuter, neutral, nonaligned, nonchalant, noncommitted, nonpartisan, numb, numbed, Olympian, on the fence, passive, perfunctory, phlegmatic, pluckless, pococurante, pooped, reckless, regardless, reluctant, renitent, resigned, restive, sated, sedentary, slack, sleeping, sleepy, slow, slow to, sluggish, slumbering, smoldering, somnolent, soporific, spiritless, spunkless, stagnant, stagnating, standing, static, stoic, stolid, stultified, stupefied, supine, suspended, tame, third-force, third-world, torpid, turned-off, unanxious, unaroused, uncaring, uncommitted, unconcerned, undiscriminating, unenthusiastic, unhopeful, uninquiring, uninterested, uninvolved, unmindful, unmoved, unsolicitous, untouched, unzealous, vegetable, vegetative, wan, weary, withdrawn, without hope, world-weary
 

 

 

 

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