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  • 121impassive — [im pas′iv] adj. [< IN 2 + PASSIVE] 1. not feeling pain; not liable to suffering; insensible 2. not feeling or showing emotion; placid; calm impassively [im΄pə siv′ə tē] adv. impassivity [im΄pa siv′i tē] n. impassiveness …

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  • 122pococurante — [pō΄kō ko͞o ran′tē, pō΄kōkyo͞oran′tē] adj. [It poco curante < poco (< L paucus, little: see FEW) + curante, prp. of curare, to care < L cura, care: see CURE] caring little; indifferent; apathetic n. an indifferent or apathetic person… …

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  • 123apathetically — adverb in an apathetic manner she behaves apathetically these days • Derived from adjective: ↑apathetic …

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  • 124drained — adjective 1. emptied or exhausted of (as by drawing off e.g. water or other liquid) a drained marsh a drained tank a drained and apathetic old man...not caring any longer about anything • Ant: ↑undrained • Similar to: ↑empty, ↑ …

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  • 125ap|a|thet|i|cal — «AP uh THEHT uh kuhl», adjective. = apathetic. (Cf. ↑apathetic) …

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  • 126ap|a|thet|ic — «AP uh THEHT ihk», adjective. 1. with little interest or dere for action; indifferent: »The lazy boy s apathetic attitude toward schoolwork annoyed his teacher. SYNONYM(S): listless. 2. lacking in feeling; unemotional: »His apathetic response to… …

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  • 127Apathetically — Ap a*thet ic*al*ly, adv. In an apathetic manner. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 128Apathistical — Ap a*this tic*al, a. Apathetic; une motional. [R.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 129burn out — urn out v. i. 1. To burn till the fuel is exhausted; as, when the candle burned out the room was totally dark; the firefighters couldn t control the oil tank fire and had to let it burn out by itself. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. To stop functioning… …

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  • 130Cool — Cool, a. [Compar. {Cooler}; superl. {Coolest}.] [AS. c[=o]l; akin to D. koel, G. k[ u]hl, OHG. chouli, Dan. k[ o]lig, Sw. kylig, also to AS. calan to be cold, Icel. kala. See {Cold}, and cf. {Chill}.] 1. Moderately cold; between warm and cold;… …

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  • 131Cooler — Cool Cool, a. [Compar. {Cooler}; superl. {Coolest}.] [AS. c[=o]l; akin to D. koel, G. k[ u]hl, OHG. chouli, Dan. k[ o]lig, Sw. kylig, also to AS. calan to be cold, Icel. kala. See {Cold}, and cf. {Chill}.] 1. Moderately cold; between warm and… …

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  • 132Coolest — Cool Cool, a. [Compar. {Cooler}; superl. {Coolest}.] [AS. c[=o]l; akin to D. koel, G. k[ u]hl, OHG. chouli, Dan. k[ o]lig, Sw. kylig, also to AS. calan to be cold, Icel. kala. See {Cold}, and cf. {Chill}.] 1. Moderately cold; between warm and… …

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  • 133Dedolent — Ded o*lent, a. [L. dedolens, p. pr. of dedolere to give over grieving; de + dolere to grieve.] Feeling no compunction; apathetic. [R.] Hallywell. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 134Impassive — Im*pas sive, a. Not susceptible of pain or suffering; apathetic; impassible; unmoved. [1913 Webster] Impassive as the marble in the quarry. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] On the impassive ice the lightings play. Pope. {Im*pas sive*ly}, adv. {Im*pas… …

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  • 135Impassively — Impassive Im*pas sive, a. Not susceptible of pain or suffering; apathetic; impassible; unmoved. [1913 Webster] Impassive as the marble in the quarry. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] On the impassive ice the lightings play. Pope. {Im*pas sive*ly}, adv …

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  • 136Impassiveness — Impassive Im*pas sive, a. Not susceptible of pain or suffering; apathetic; impassible; unmoved. [1913 Webster] Impassive as the marble in the quarry. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] On the impassive ice the lightings play. Pope. {Im*pas sive*ly}, adv …

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  • 137Indifferent — In*dif fer*ent, a. [F. indiff[ e]rent, L. indifferens. See {In } not, and {Different}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not making a difference; having no influence or preponderating weight; involving no preference, concern, or attention; of no account;… …

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  • 138Indifferent tissue — Indifferent In*dif fer*ent, a. [F. indiff[ e]rent, L. indifferens. See {In } not, and {Different}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not making a difference; having no influence or preponderating weight; involving no preference, concern, or attention; of no… …

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  • 139Mode — (m[=o]d), n. [L. modus a measure, due or proper measure, bound, manner, form; akin to E. mete: cf. F. mode. See {Mete}, and cf. {Commodious}, {Mood} in grammar, {Modus}.] 1. Manner of doing or being; method; form; fashion; custom; way; style; as …

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  • 140School of Stoics — Stoic Sto ic, n. [L. stoicus, Gr. ?, fr. ?, adj., literally, of or pertaining to a colonnade, from ? a roofed colonnade, a porch, especially, a porch in Athens where Zeno and his successors taught.] 1. A disciple of the philosopher Zeno; one of a …

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