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Usage examples for apathetic

  1. She must have often thought him careless and apathetic towards his great trust. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. Her mood was a calm and almost apathetic one, for the great griefs which she had already endured had made her almost indifferent to anything that life might yet have to offer. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  3. The fact that the people of the country at large give no heed whatever to the risk of tremendous losses of life and property by flood, arises from a fixed habit of apathetic indifference, and the fact that no commercial interest pushes steadily in behalf of flood protection. – Our National Defense: The Patriotism of Peace by George Hebard Maxwell
  4. There, surrounded by seven hundred loyal gentlemen, whom he was to abandon as he had abandoned all his friends and servants, the King awaited his doom in apathetic resignation. – Calvert of Strathore by Carter Goodloe
  5. She was passive, almost apathetic. – The Fatal Glove by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
  6. He was listless, moody, and apathetic. – The Heart of Denise and Other Tales by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  7. Carew assented in an apathetic way, and assisted the men in weighing the anchor and setting the sails; but he worked with a sullen silence, making no suggestions, leaving everything to Baptiste. – A Desperate Voyage by Edward Frederick Knight
  8. All the men were in the dull, apathetic state pretty well expressed by the Highlander, who, after partaking of a few spoonfuls of the stimulus, said softly: " Ye'll do her a favour?" – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  9. One thing more may have influenced the marshal: The hitherto timid and apathetic people had merged into a compact and ominous ring around the Butterfly Man and the doctor. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler
  10. Thousands, usually apathetic as to political matters, opened their newspapers to see how the ex- convict candidate had fared. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  11. There are certain apathetic patients, however, who need to be helped by suggestions. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  12. Her face was almost apathetic in its despair, but her body had an upright courage. – The World For Sale, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  13. You are not apathetic- I can see that. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  14. " Look," said the girl dully, indicating the horizon with an apathetic gesture. – The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  15. Though he was a man so silent, and appearing to be so apathetic, he was intent enough on his own purposes when they became clear before his eyes. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  16. Yet she stated the fact, for his bowed head admitted it to be one, as nothing but a fact, in the same dull voice of apathetic acquiescence in an act of which the man himself was ashamed. – The Thousandth Woman by Ernest W. Hornung
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