apathy : Definition, Usages, News and More

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a puh thee

  • n  an absence of emotion or enthusiasm
  • n  the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally

  • There was a feeling of apathy among residents in spite of the increased violence.
  • We need to overcome the apathy that pervades discussions on critical environmental issues.
  • There is apathy among party workers because the process of elections is being re-played all over again within a span of just two months.
News & Articles

  • Apathy, sugar and parents: Cosby’s notable message
    The Issue: Bill Cosby’s recommendations for today’s parents, including curbing children’s sugar intake. *** In his opinion piece, Bill Cosby shines a valuable spotlight on the responsibility he says Americans should take when it comes to our health choices (“A Plague Called Apathy,” PostScript, June 9). Unfortunately, he...
    June 12, 2013 - New York Post
  • Geek deals: 50% off McAfee, $565 Mac Mini, more
    Maybe it’s a misconception that computers need no maintenance, perhaps plain ignorance, or maybe just apathy; whatever the cause, we all need to be better PC owners and treat our digital lifelines better.…
    June 12, 2013 - Geek.com
  • Time to shift focus in fight against PEDs in pro sports
    Apathy is a far more dangerous emotion than anger, and I fear that's where many in the general public have landed in this marathon conversation about performance enhancing drugs.        
    June 10, 2013 - Orlando Sentinel

  • Tom Brokaw in Washington Post
    It's the end of apathy,said NBC's Tom Brokaw. "People want to get involved in their political system."
  • Manmohan Singh in Oneindia
    Further emphasising that there are new challenges ahead, Dr Singh said, "The rising expectations of the people make them impatient with the speed at which we can deliver results. People today resent apathy, sloth, and corruption in any form and at...
  • Andre Marin in Brandon Sun
    If organizations fall into the trap of believing their own hype, they can become complacent and lost the urge for self-improvement,wrote Marin. "Puffery can become a shield for inertia and apathy. If governments and their agencies believe...

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