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Word: apathy

Definition: lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic


Sentences Containing 'apathy'

Annie's school teachers are also shown chiding children from 'Kokkanchira' and showing general apathy and disgust. 'Kokkkanchira' is described as being a dumping ground for carcasses and dead bodies, before Annie and her family moved in there.
During all of these discussions, the underlying atmosphere from the City of Little Rock was one of disinterest and apathy, with no apparent recognition of the park's historic ties to baseball's golden era, and no interest in assisting in the landmark ballpark's preservation.
Erickson has argued that this apathy stemmed from a "sense of superiority" amongst the Allies, which had resulted from the decline of the Ottoman Empire, and perceptions of its performance in earlier conflicts including the Balkan Wars of 1912 and 1913.
He has been featured in Rolling Stone and on CNN, and has performed in Europe, the United States, and across Palestine and Israel.SAZ use rap music to deliver a message of unity and love between people.Saz also sees his music as a powerful tool for building bridges between people and fighting ignorance and apathy across the entire world.
In 2011, Relevant launched a free semi-annual social justice magazine, "Reject Apathy".
Johann Sebastian Bach and ... hard rock", saying the song "expresses the urgent feelings of our times and deals with such meaningful subjects as nuclear war, apathy, religious discontent and the underlying confusion of today's generation."
Maximilian, who was paying them a visit, listened to their conversation, or rather was present at it, plunged in his accustomed state of apathy.
She also didn't count on the backlash, a backlash that has actually caused her the same fate as Madonna: public apathy to her music."
Slow traffic movement, congested footpaths, accident-prone roads, police-politician-hoodlum nexus and administrative apathy have become the bane of Burrabazar.
The Agents show blandness and an apathy for the human race, with the exception of Smith and his acute disgust with humanity.
The early apathy was illustrated by a leaflet that was issued to the British and Australians while they were still in Egypt: "Turkish soldiers as a rule manifest their desire to surrender by holding their rifle butt upward and by waving clothes or rags of any colour.
The newspaper "Metroland" wrote, "we tend to think time is most definitely not on her side — how else to explain the near-universal apathy to the release of ["Harmonium"]?".
The song reflects contemporary topics and anxieties of the times, with references to such subject matter as nuclear holocaust ("'Neath the spreading mushroom tree / The world revolves in apathy ...
This speech discusses the gap between the American dream and reality, saying that overt white supremacists have violated the dream, but also that "our federal government has also scarred the dream through its apathy and hypocrisy, its betrayal of the cause of justice".
Through this dialogue between individual and collective and between participation and apathy she looks into complex questions that are related the politics of humans interact with each other in general and the Swedish Folkhem ideals in particular.

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