- Lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern: widespread apathy among studentsMore example sentences
- Another reason for voter apathy is a lack of confidence in politicians.
- He also signalled the need for politicians to combat public apathy by re-establishing trust.
- The apathy and lack of compassion he describes, are also present in our own US health care system.
early 17th century: from French apathie, via Latin from Greek apatheia, from apathēs 'without feeling', from a- 'without' + pathos 'suffering'.