Search Result for "apathetic":
1. showing little or no emotion or animation;
- Example: "a woman who became active rather than apathetic as she grew older"
2. marked by a lack of interest;
- Example: "an apathetic audience"
- Example: "the universe is neither hostile nor friendly it is simply indifferent";
[syn: apathetic, indifferent]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Apathetic \Ap`a*thet"ic\, Apathetical \Ap`a*thet"ic*al\a. [See Apathy.] Void of feeling; not susceptible of deep emotion; passionless. a woman who became active rather than apathetic as she grew older [1913 Webster] 2. showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent. an apathetic audience Syn: indifferent [WordNet 1.5]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
173 Moby Thesaurus words for "apathetic": Laodicean, Olympian, abeyant, affording no hope, aloof, anesthetic, ataractic, backward, balking, balky, benumbed, blah, blase, bleak, bored, callous, careless, casual, cataleptic, catatonic, centrist, cheerless, comatose, comfortless, dead, debilitated, desensitized, despairing, desperate, despondent, detached, devil-may-care, dilatory, disconsolate, disinterested, dismal, dispassionate, disregardful, distant, dopey, dormant, droopy, drugged, dry, dull, easygoing, enervated, even, exanimate, fifty-fifty, flat, forlorn, foul, grim, groggy, grudging, half-and-half, heartless, heavy, hebetudinous, heedless, hopeless, impartial, impassible, impassive, in a stupor, in abeyance, in despair, in suspense, inactive, inanimate, inattentive, incurious, independent, indifferent, inert, inexcitable, insensible, insensitive, insouciant, jaded, lackadaisical, laggard, languid, languorous, latent, leaden, lethargic, lifeless, limp, listless, loath, logy, lumpish, matter-of-fact, midway, mindless, moderate, moribund, negligent, neuter, neutral, nonaligned, nonchalant, noncommitted, nonpartisan, numb, numbed, on the fence, passive, perfunctory, phlegmatic, pluckless, pococurante, pooped, reckless, regardless, reluctant, renitent, resigned, restive, sated, sedentary, slack, sleeping, sleepy, slow, slow to, sluggish, slumbering, smoldering, somnolent, soporific, spiritless, spunkless, stagnant, stagnating, standing, static, stoic, stolid, stultified, stupefied, supine, suspended, tame, third-force, third-world, torpid, turned-off, unanxious, unaroused, uncaring, uncommitted, unconcerned, undiscriminating, unenthusiastic, unhopeful, uninquiring, uninterested, uninvolved, unmindful, unmoved, unsolicitous, untouched, unzealous, vegetable, vegetative, wan, weary, withdrawn, without hope, world-weary