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apathy
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Wuthering Heights
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  • ...pursuing my movements with apathetic eyes.
  • ’What is that apathetic being doing?’ she demanded, pushing the thick entangled locks from her wasted face.
  • I wish you could dismiss that apathy out of that countenance, and look rather more anxious about me.’
  • 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.

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  • Seeing too much senior apathy, the high school began having juniors declare a major for their senior year.
  • The candidate is trying to replace voter apathy with excitement.

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