Apathy and Obsession


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


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Obsession noun – Something about which one is constantly thinking or concerned.
Usage example: her latest obsession is a movie star who she thinks is very handsome

Apathy is an antonym for obsession.
Nearby Words: obsessed, obsessive, obsess, obsessional, obsessively
Antonyms for Obsession
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How words are described

human human apathy human obsession
complete complete apathy complete obsession
utter utter apathy utter obsession
mild mild apathy mild obsession
Other adjectives: seeming, sheer, constant, severe, extreme, serious, little, slight, personal, secret, general, apparent, outright, growing.

Both words in one sentence

  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good Whether it's out of his obsession-born apathy or a low opinion of himself depends on which point in the story we're talking about.
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