What does apathetic mean?

apathetic meaning in General Dictionary

Void of experiencing perhaps not susceptible of deep emotion passionless

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  • marked by deficiencies in interest
  • showing little or no feeling or animation
  • Alt. of Apathetical

apathetic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1744, from apathy + -ic, on type of ridiculous.

apathetic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Alt. of Apathetical

Sentence Examples with the word apathetic

The Museu Nacional at Rio de Janeiro, which has occupied the imperial palace of Sao Christovao since the overthrow of the monarchy, contains large collections of much scientific value, but defective organization and apathetic direction have rendered them of comparatively slight service.

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