Apathy and Enthusiasm


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Apathy noun – A lack of emotion or emotional expressiveness.
Enthusiasm is an antonym for apathy in lack of interest topic.
Nearby Words: apathetic, apathetically
Antonyms for Apathy


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Enthusiasm noun – Urgent desire or interest.
Usage example: in my enthusiasm to get going, I forgot to pack any foul-weather clothing

Apathy is an antonym for enthusiasm in excitement topic.
Nearby Words: enthusiastic, enthusiastically, enthusiast
Antonyms for Enthusiasm
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How words are described

pure pure apathy pure enthusiasm
usual usual apathy usual enthusiasm
mild mild apathy mild enthusiasm
initial initial apathy initial enthusiasm
Other adjectives: genuine, sheer, obvious, actual, real, extreme, unrelenting, happy, creative, moral, frequent, general, less, outright, overall.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / Das Boot Their enthusiasm is met with apathy by the submariners, but the Christmas food is welcome anyway.
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