apathetic

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apathy +‎ -etic

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apathetic (comparative more apathetic, superlative most apathetic)

  1. Void of feeling; not susceptible of deep emotion.
    • 1834, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Francesca Carrara, volume 2, page 167:
      He then added a few general offers of service, but offered as if he would be glad if they were accepted; and when Guido knelt for his parting benediction, it was given with a warmth and sincerity not often used by the apathetic and haughty minister.
    Synonyms: passionless, indifferent
  2. Of, or pertaining to apatheism.

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