from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. : One who has no feeling towards anything, or more specifically religion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who is destitute of feeling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One affected with apathy; one who is destitute of or does not exhibit feeling; specifically, an adherent of the moral philosophy of the Stoics. See stoicism.


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  • Mr. Gould plays a pessimistic photographer (a "devout apathist," actually) whose eternally cheerful girlfriend (Marcia Rodd) drags him home to meet her screwed-up family.

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  • In any case, I think it's interesting that Gary leaped to Biblical allusions as quickly as I did, even though he always says he's an apathist.

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  • I know I'm going a little nuts with this, but Gary says he likes a lot of bumper stickers and he's happy to ride in the car even though he's atheist . . . or apathist, as he prefers to call himself.

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  • This emotional distancing is at heart a spiritual discipline, one with roots in Christian and Stoic thinking about controlling the emotions: apatheia apathism – the structured denial of emotion, apathist, apathistic.

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  • I do not love a cold-blooded apathist; but I delight in putting those who interest me to the severest tests.

    The Enchantress; or, Where Shall I Find Her? A Tale

  • I) 22.8 (do not love a cold-blooded apathist; but I) 22.8 (delig) 9.8 (ht in putting) 9.8 (those who)] TJ

    The Enchantress; or, Where Shall I Find Her? A Tale


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