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apathy
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
lack of interest and enthusiasm
  • Mr. Tulliver, even between the fits of spasmodic rigidity which had recurred at intervals ever since he had been found fallen from his horse, was usually in so apathetic a condition that the exits and entrances into his room were not felt to be of great importance.
    3.4 -- Book 3 Chapter 4 -- A Vanishing Gleam (2% in)
apathetic = without interest or enthusiasm
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