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 Meanings and Examples of APATHY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
apathy
 n.  lack of caring; indifference
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  The apathy which had clutched them immediately after the war had completely disappeared and they were too busy building their own fortunes to help her build hers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
2  Their convict uniforms were dirty and foul with sweat, shackles clanked between their ankles when they moved tiredly, and there was an air of apathy and despair about them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
3  But soon, even this rage passed into apathy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
4  She was clutched by a bewildered apathy, an unhappiness that she could not understand, an unhappiness that went deeper than anything she had ever known.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
5  She stirred suddenly, broke from her apathy, and clung to Gerty in a fresh burst of fear.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
6  It left him, collapsed and breathing heavily, to an apathy so deep and prolonged that Lily almost feared the passers-by would think it the result of a seizure, and stop to offer their aid.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
7  Munro had again sunk into that sort of apathy which had beset him since his late overwhelming misfortunes, and from which he was apparently to be roused only by some new and powerful excitement.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
8  The stirring scene awakened even Munro from his apathy.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
9  Munro seemed to shake off his apathy, and listened to the wild schemes of the young man with a deference that his gray hairs and reverend years should have denied.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
10  At the beginning they met with much stupidity and apathy.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter II
11  Even the unmoved Athelstane had shown symptoms of shaking off his apathy, when, calling for a huge goblet of muscadine, he quaffed it to the health of the Disinherited Knight.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
12  Now he lapsed into his peculiar and rather vacant apathy, that Connie found so trying.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
13  She had sunk into a dreary apathy and would not be roused.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
14  Maximilian, who was paying them a visit, listened to their conversation, or rather was present at it, plunged in his accustomed state of apathy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 112. The Departure.
15  Being decidedly nettled herself, and longing to see him shake off the apathy that so altered him, Amy sharpened both tongue and pencil, and began.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE
Example Sentence:
1  His apathy just made her even more frustrated.
2  There is nothing worse than apathy.
3  A firm believer in democratic government, she could not understand the apathy of people who never bothered to vote.