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apathy

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Definition lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • Seeing too much senior apathy, the high school began having juniors declare a major for their senior year.
apathy = lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • Until she learned to motivate herself, apathy led to bad grades.
  • apathy = lack of interest
  • Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings.
    Helen Keller
  • apathy = lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • You are so bored you sink into a state of apathy close to a coma.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • apathy = lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • She had sunk into a dreary apathy and would not be roused.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • apathy = lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • Harry was lying in one of his apathetic phases, staring at the ceiling, his exhausted mind quite blank, when...
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • apathetic = lacking interest and enthusiasm
  • Life, although so unimportant, had none the less forced me to overcome my apathy and seek some way of earning a living,
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • apathy = lack of both interest and enthusiasm
  • Infected by a disease we could call apathy.
    Robert Cormier  --  The Chocolate War
  • apathy = lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • God alone knew at what her glazed and smoky eyes were staring in such brute apathy.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • apathy = lack of interest
  • I will not allow you, of all people, to join the ranks of the apathetic...
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • apathetic = people having a lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • I have written mostly about people whose lives came and went on tides of whim, apathy and cruelty.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin'
  • apathy = lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • At the beginning they met with much stupidity and apathy.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • apathy = lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • Love can't change to apathy in a minute.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • apathy = lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • Subsiding from it, he did not sink into his former intellectual apathy.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • apathy = lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • Maximilian... listened to their conversation, or rather was present at it, plunged in his accustomed state of apathy.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • apathy = lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • the writing of occasional articles in one of the reforming weeklies that were trying to shake the country out of its apathy.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • apathy = lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • I recognized the apathy at once.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • apathy = lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • As a result of such apathy, the countryside had maintained more than a modicum of autonomy and freedom.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • apathy = lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • the apathy that so altered him
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • apathy = lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • Her expression was apathetic.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
apathetic = without interest or enthusiasm

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