How can we overcome voter apathy?
Apathy took the place of enthusiasm, and sordid worries succeeded to high hopes.
If the result is widespread apathy, the parties bear responsibility.
Assurance doesn't breed apathy, doubt does, it breeds industry.
But, in addition, there is only too much reason to suppose that he was disappointed at the general apathy with which his science was regarded in England.
Are we talking about a general male apathy toward work, I wonder?
Concerns over student voter apathy in the general election will be debated on the conference floor in a debate on citizenship.
The king being sunk in apathy, the task of negotiation devolved upon the queen; but in her inexperience and ignorance of affairs, and the uncertainty of information from abroad, it was hard for her to follow any clear policy.
The apathy of Poland in such a vital matter as the Livonian question must have convinced so statesmanlike a prince as Sigismund II.
As in Chile, the indifference of the ruling class to the welfare of the common people is a primary cause of their ignorance and poverty, to which must be added the apathy, if not opposition, of the Church.
Maybe consumer apathy is the reason that, in my view, manufacturers feel they can get away with selling under-developed products.
Princess Mary, alarmed by her father's feverish and sleepless activity after his previous apathy, could not bring herself to leave him alone and for the first time in her life ventured to disobey him.
In short, voter apathy should have come top of the list by a country mile, not bottom.
But peace did not suffice to end Edwards troubles; he dropped back into his usual apathy, and the Despensers showed themselves so harsh and greedy that the general indignation only required a new leader in order to take once more the form of open insurrection.
To counter apathy, how can firms ensure CSR reports are useful documents?
But to his surprise Willarski soon noticed that Pierre had lagged much behind the times, and had sunk, as he expressed it to himself, into apathy and egotism.
For some years after this humiliation, Wladislaus became indifferent to affairs and sank into a sort of apathy; but the birth of his son Sigismund (by his first wife, Cecilia Renata of Austria, in 1640) gave him fresh hopes, and he began with renewed energy to labour for the dynasty as well as for the nation.
In an age of political apathy, why not just accept the biggest buck.
Owing to the apathy of the people and the enmities existing among the leaders, the Spanish forces, sent by the viceroy of Peru to crush the revolutionary movement, succeeded after two years' indecisive fighting in completely defeating the patriots at Rancagua in 1814.
But, if so, it would follow that, since pleasure is an emotion, apathy or eradication of all emotions cannot be unconditionally required.
Combating apathy can be difficult, whether you are the passive being in question, or merely the observer.
In the Fable he shows a society possessed of all the virtues "blest with content and honesty," falling into apathy and utterly paralyzed.
The new sovereign, however, showed with regard to the unceasing religious controversy the same apathy and indifference with which he also met matters of state.
A non-theological Athanasius contra mundum, he has the truest missionary spirit, an intense faith which would seek to move the mountains of apathy and active opposition.
He strongly advocated the union of Croatia with Carinthia, Carniola and Styria, but found his policy thwarted as much by the apathy of the Slovenes as by the hostility of the Magyars.
Neither of these two parties was strong enough to crush the other, owing to the apathy and continual desertions of the gentlemen-cavaliers who formed the elite of the Protestant army and the insufficient numbers of the Catholic forces.
For instance, what about the apparent apathy of many would-be voters?
Quite apart from the usual summer holiday apathy, poorer economic news is affecting sentiment.
The apathy of the German people west of the Rhine shocked Hitler.