If you don't care who's president, don't belong to a party, and don't care about political issues, you're apolitical: uninterested in politics.

Lots of people are very interested in politics. People who vote, follow current events, and register with political parties are being political. On the other hand, some people don't care about such things: they are apolitical. Putting the a in front of political makes it mean "not political." If you're apolitical, you're either politically neutral or don't care about politics at all. Since politics can be very frustrating, it's natural that some people end up being apolitical.

Definitions of apolitical
  1. adjective
    politically neutral
    synonyms: unpolitical
    not political
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