LIST 2 Flowers for Algernon/A Man with No Eyes
Lucille was apathetic toward doing homework and therefore failed all her classes.
APATHETIC-- adjective Lacking concern or interest. Showing no emotion. APATHY-- noun
Sympathy: sym = with, together path = emotion, feeling Apathy: a = no, not path = emotion, feeling
WARNING ! If you say someone shows no apathy, that means they are showing an interest and concern.
55,000 Hoosier students chronically miss school each year, study says Aug. 19, 2013 INDIANAPOLIS — The director for education policy said during a legislative hearing that while overall attendance in Indiana is around 95 percent, that number overshadows the problem of chronic absences. Spradlin said Friday that data from a study conducted by the center in 2011 showed that chronic absences affect testing results.
HOMER SIMPSON = CHRONIC FAILURE
CHRONIC-- adjective Constant or habitual CHRONICALLY: ADVERB
“I don’t have time to work and study” is a feeble excuse Wednesday 21 August 2013 Movie review: Too many feeble foes weaken 'Wolverine' July 26, 2013 12:18 am
A Feeble Response to Ebola By SILAS KPANAN’AYOUNG SIAKOR and NORA BOWIER SEPT. 12, 2014 MONROVIA, Liberia — The spread of the Ebola virus across West Africa has been fast and deadly.. To date, at least 2,288 people in the region have died, and some 4,269 confirmed or probable cases have been reported. But the global response has been underwhelming; the aid group Doctors Without Borders has characterized international efforts to tackle the crisis as “dangerously inadequate.”
FEEBLE-- adjective weak FEEBLENESS: NOUN FEEBLY: ADVERB
There Is A Tangible Buzz Around The USC • Men's Basketball Program July 24, 2013 July 24, 2013 First Day Shoe Fund provides tangible boost, real smiles for school children who need them August 02, 2013
TANGIBLE-- adjective Able to be touched; having substance TANGIBILITY: NOUN TANGIBLY: ADVERB
Social Media Warning: Tweets are Court Evidence "There can be naivety, in that people believe they can say things on social media and it won't be used against them," said Mr McDonald, as quoted by Metro. "Social media is also used as a tool by people in the Crown Prosecution Service or the police; for instance, they may ask someone alleging rape to send a message to the person they are accusing asking why they did it. Their reply can then be used in evidence," he said in a report by the Herald Sun
Naivety (naivete)-- noun Innocence; lack of experience or knowledge NAIVE: adjective NAIVELY: adverb
Hunger Striking Prisoners' Health Continues to Deteriorate Published on Monday, 05 August 2013
DETERIORATE-- verb To become worse; to fall apart DETERIORATION: NOUN
Stop-and-Frisk and American Freedom Recognizing “furtive movements” is part of basic self-preservation. 19 August 2013 One of the teenagers managed to make a quick, furtive call to an emergency line saying he had been kidnapped. The call was initially believed to be a prank and there was no follow-up until the parents of one of the teenagers called police to say their son was missing.
FURTIVE-- adjective Done in a secretive or hidden way FURTIVENESS: NOUN FURTIVELY: ADVERB
AMIABLE-- adjective friendly AMIABLENESS: NOUN AMIABLY: ADVERB