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Meaning of DISINTERESTED

Pronunciation:  dis'intu`restid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  unaffected by self-interest
 

DISINTERESTED is a 13 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: fair, impartial
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*in"ter*est*ed\, a. [Cf. {Disinteressed}.]
Not influenced by regard to personal interest or advantage;
free from selfish motive; having no relation of interest or
feeling; not biased or prejudiced; as, a disinterested
decision or judge.

      The happiness of disinterested sacrifices. --Channing.

Syn: Unbiased; impartial; uninterested; indifferent.

 
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