apathetic phlegmatic, stolid, *impassive, stoic
Analogous words: insensitive, impassible, *insensible, anesthetic: callous, *hardened: unaffected, untouched, unimpressed (see affirmative verbs at AFFECT): listless, spiritless, *languid
Antonyms: alert (sense 1): aghast
Contrasted words: stirred, roused, aroused, awakened (see STIR vb): vigilant, *watchful, wide-awake

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