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apathy
used in Wuthering Heights

4 uses
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Definition lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • ...pursuing my movements with apathetic eyes.
    Chapter 28 (17% in)
apathetic = uninterested
  • I wish you could dismiss that apathy out of that countenance, and look rather more anxious about me.'
    Chapter 11 (82% in)
  • 'What is that apathetic being doing?' she demanded, pushing the thick entangled locks from her wasted face.
    Chapter 12 (7% in)
  • The pettishness that might be caressed into fondness, had yielded to a listless apathy; there was less of the peevish temper of a child which frets and teases on purpose to be soothed, and more of the self-absorbed moroseness of a confirmed invalid, repelling consolation, and ready to regard the good-humoured mirth of others as an insult.
    Chapter 26 (34% in)

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