disinterested vs uninterested : Common Errors in English

About disinterested vs uninterested

A bored person is uninterested. Do not confuse this word with the much rarer disinterested, which means “objective, neutral.”

disinterested Meaning(s)

  • (s) unaffected by self-interest

uninterested Meaning(s)

  • (a) not having or showing interest
  • (s) having no care or interest in knowing

disinterested in News

  • Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news

    Lately I have found myself increasingly disinterested in the mindless ignorance on the television and have increasingly dedicated more and more of my time to reading. My latest book is by Dr. Ben Carson called America the Beautiful.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: The Chattanoogan

uninterested in News

  • Facebook Ends ‘Sponsored Stories’ Advertisements

    Facebook announced that it will no longer offer advertisers the ability to place Sponsored Stories, controversial advertisements that turn your social media activity into a commercial. Sponsored Stories are a way for advertisers to take your actions on Facebook and pay to share them with the world. Naturally, though, companies are uninterested in your old photos and mundane updates – they’re ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Techland

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