Apathetic and Sympathetic


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Apathetic adjective – Not feeling or showing emotion.
Usage example: gave nothing more than an apathetic gaze to his interrogators

Sympathetic is an antonym for apathetic in uncaring topic.
Nearby Words: apathy, apathetically
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Sympathetic adjective – Having or showing the capacity for sharing the feelings of another.
Apathetic is an antonym for sympathetic.
Nearby Words: sympathy, sympathise, sympathetically, sympathizer, sympathiser
Antonyms for Sympathetic
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Things that words describes

response apathetic response sympathetic response
manner apathetic manner sympathetic manner
man apathetic man sympathetic man
woman apathetic woman sympathetic woman
Other nouns: people, men, look, treatment, way, tone, personality, jerk, villain, leader, mother, protagonist, humans, views, members, moments.

Both words in one sentence

  • Humans Are Bastards Everyone is apathetic, disaffected, hypocritical, selfish - it's telling one of the more sympathetic protagonists is a man who fantasizes about school shootings.
  • Nine apathetic, sympathetic, diabetic old men on roller skates with a marked propensity towards procrastination and sloth
  • Film / Rosen für den Staatsanwalt Apathetic Citizens: Just like in real life, many people were either oblivious, ignorant or sympathetic to guilty and convicted ex-Nazis practicing the same jobs as in the war.
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