The definition of apathy is a lack of emotion or interest.(noun)
A student who does not care one way or the other if he passes a class is an example of a student who has apathy towards the class.
See apathy in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. apathies
Origin: Fr apathie < L apathia < Gr apatheia < a-, without + pathos, emotion: see pathos
See apathy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin apathīa
Origin: , from Greek apatheia
Origin: , from apathēs, without feeling
Origin: : a-, without; see a-1
Origin: + pathos, feeling; see kwent(h)- in Indo-European roots.
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