how to pronounce apathy


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apathy is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of apathy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… born of distraction and apathy that they …”

meanings of apathy


  1. Lack of emotion or motivation; lack of interest or enthusiasm towards something; disinterest (in something).

apathy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word apathy occurs in english on average 3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics apathy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that apathy can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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