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ap·a·thy  audio  (p-th) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. Lack of interest or concern, especially regarding matters of general importance or appeal; indifference.
  2. Lack of emotion or feeling; impassiveness.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin apatha, from Greek apatheia, from apaths, without feeling : a-, without ; see a-1 + pathos, feeling; see kwent(h)- in Indo-European roots


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