from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Lack of sympathy or passion; apathy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Lack of sympathy; want of passion; apathy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Want of sympathy; antipathy; an opposite taste or liking; uncongeniality.


dis- + Ancient Greek for "passion". See pathos. (Wiktionary)


  • I think at least part of the lack of respect for atheists comes from the perception of extreme dispathy … a sense that one has no idea where atheist are coming from … a kind of fear of the unknown.

    Guest Post: On Being Atheistic. | Mind on Fire


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