|to walk with a vain, pompous bearing, as with head erect and chest thrown out|
|outwardly appearing as such; professed or pretended|
apathy ap·a·thy (āp'ə-thē)
Lack of interest, concern, or emotion; indifference.
in Stoic philosophy, condition of being totally free from the pathe, which roughly are the emotions and passions, notably pain, fear, desire, and pleasure. Although remote origins of the doctrine can probably be found in the Cynics (second half of the 4th century BC), it was Zeno of Citium (4th-3rd century BC) who explicitly taught that the pathe were to be extirpated entirely.
Learn more about apathy with a free trial on Britannica.com.