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disinterested

dis·in·ter·est·ed

disinterested

 
pronunciation:
dIs In trih stihd
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not biased or influenced by self-interest; impartial.
We need a disinterested person to help us decide how the property should be divided.
synonyms:
detached, dispassionate, impartial, neutral, objective, unbiased, unprejudiced
antonyms:
biased, interested, partial
similar words:
equitable, even, fair, just, open-minded
definition 2: lacking the desire to learn about or consider something.
She offered him a solution, but he was disinterested.
antonyms:
curious, interested
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derivations: disinterestedly (adv.), disinterestedness (n.)