Apathetical
Apathetic Ap`a*thet"ic, Apathetical Ap`a*thet"ic*ala. [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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • perfunctory — adj 1. cursory, superficial, shallow, unthorough, incomplete, sketchy, scanty, skimming, scanning; hasty, hurried, brief, fleeting, rapid, quick, fast, rush through; mechanical, simply going through the motions or steps, inattentive, with one s… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • apathetic — /æpəˈθɛtɪk/ (say apuh thetik) adjective 1. having or exhibiting little or no emotion or energy. 2. indifferent. Also, apathetical. –apathetically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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