- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||having or displaying little or no emotion, concern, or interest; indifferent.
The prisoners cried out for help, but the apathetic guards continued to play their game.Depression can cause one to become apathetic and lose interest in things that one typically enjoys.Although the dispute was raging between the two sides, many townspeople remained apathetic to the issue under debate.
- indifferent, unconcerned, unmoved
- avid, eager, emotional, enthusiastic, fervent, fervid, keen, passionate, vehement, zealous
- similar words:
- impassive, inactive, incurious, insensible, lethargic, passive, perfunctory, phlegmatic, stolid, torpid, unemotional, unenthusiastic, unfeeling, uninterested
||aloof, blithe, callous, casual, damp, dead, dull, halfhearted, listless, lukewarm, remote, slack, sluggish, vacant