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apathy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishapathyap‧a‧thy /ˈæpəθi/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 INTERESTEDDON'T LIKEthe feeling of not being interested in something, and not willing to make any effort to change or improve things 🔊 The campaign failed because of public apathy.
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apathyI have heard therapists say matter-of-factly that in old people, withdrawal, depression, and apathy are normal.The fatalistic apathy that this creates becomes a part of the induced passivity that I have seen in thousands of illiterate adults.There is apathy within the A&R departments of major record companies.Dimitri Volkov was in a fog of mental apathy and confusion.Then there will come the tears and despair of apathy.Authoritarian management often leads to apathy among employees.The constant repetition of an untruth did not make anyone believe, but it could batter the brain into unthinking apathy.Many health education campaigns are still greeted with apathy.Worker apathy has been and remains rampant.
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