disinterest disinterest  /dɪs ˈɪn tə rəst/


  • (n) tolerance attributable to a lack of involvement


  1. From the day the concert series was announced by former Vice-President Al Gore, Live Earth had to battle doubt and disinterest.
  2. I am trying to portray a posture of disinterest.
  3. The essence of the roue's sexual appeal is a chilly, offhand disinterest.


  1. Sources say Samsung may have declined to produce the next Facebook phone

    In a meeting with Zuckerberg, the company expressed its disinterest.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Ars Technica

  2. A-Trak Trashes Jay-Z's 'Magna' Spectacle: "That Samsung S**t Is Corny"

    Music producer A-Trak has the Internet buzzing after publicly revealing his disinterest in Jay-Z's new Magna Carta Holy Grain Samsung movement. [Visit SOHH.com for more information]
    on June 17, 2013     Source: SOHH.com

  3. Celtics may consider Vinny Del Negro if Doc Rivers leaves, according to report

    As the rumors about Doc Rivers ' disinterest in coaching a rebuilding team in Boston continue to swirl, Celtics fans can't help but wonder who will coach the team in 2013-14. Danny Ainge has denied rival teams the opportunity to speak with Rivers , but if the veteran head coach decides to take a sabbatical, former Los Angeles Clippers' coach Vinny Del Negro would "receive serious consideration ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: SB Nation


  1. "Given the debilitating effect of the fiscal and economic crisis on our economy and the apparent disinterest of the United States in dealing decisively with this matter, Antigua and Barbuda may have no other choice but to signal to the WTO that we...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Baldwin Spencer Source: Caribbean360.com

  2. "There is disinterest ahead of the holiday season, people don't want to take positions. Most triggers are over for now, there are none in the next fortnight," said Ambareesh Baliga, vice president at Karvy Stock Broking.
    on Dec 16, 2009 By: Ambareesh Source: Reuters

  3. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada said Southwick "had an insensitivity to and disinterest in the cause of civil rights."
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: Jackson Clarion Ledger

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