March 14, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
apathy /ˈæpəθi/ noun
apathy
/ˈæpəθi/
noun
Students showing apathy towards their schoolwork
Students showing apathy towards their schoolwork
Learner's definition of APATHY

: the feeling of not having much emotion or interest : an apathetic state

[noncount]

  • People have shown surprising apathy toward/about these important social problems.

  • Many commentators are surprised by the apathy [=indifference] of the country's voters.

  • voter apathy

  • a culture of apathy [=a culture in which people do not care about things]

[singular]

  • People have shown a surprising apathy toward/about these problems.

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