past caring

past caring

Fig. [of someone] beyond caring about someone or something that is hopeless. I don't care what you do! I'm past caring!
See also: caring, past
References in classic literature ?
The car was full of people, who were going home from the opera, and they all stared at me, but I was past caring for a little thing like that.
I'm at the point where I'm past caring, but I'm obviously sick.
Over the years, Allardyce's sides have acquired a reputation for a brand of football that can be politely described as 'direct' - a description, incidentally, that he feels is unfair - but, to be honest, Sunderland fans are past caring about such things at present.
But, take a walk through this hillside beauty spot on a sunny day and you would soon be past caring just what it's called.
The Ungli gang's vigilantism is never grand until the climax, and by then you may be past caring.
I've gone past caring how my backside looks these days as it is now like the proverbial tree falling in the woods.
Everyone's going to hate me and call me a middle-class b***, but I'm past caring because I'm so incensed," Mrs Humble said.
In all cases, folk are past caring, excepting the potential rush of refugees from any quarter refusing to adopt the Western template of democracy.
This was an evening of poetry where I felt nothing, and where eventually I was long past caring.
Mike--who refused to help Agassi while writing the book and had no interest in reading it because he "lived this shit every day"--assured his son that, at 80 years of age, he was past caring what people thought about him.
But it's clear this Government is long past caring what anyone thinks.
There are those past caring, but not Jones obviously, who was one of the very few figures in the game to speak out in support of Henson after he unwittingly provided the in-flight entertainment for FlyBe in April.
There's no way Tom and Lynette Scavo aren't getting back together, and I'm past caring what happens with the Solises/Susan.
Asked if Bigirimana was upset by his 80th-minute dismissal, Thorn snapped: "I'm past caring about things like that.