disinterested disinterested  /dɪs ˈɪn trɪ stɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) unaffected by self-interest

Usage(s):

  1. With so many governments falling in such a short time, the citizens were disinterested, even apathetic, to the election process.
  2. The experiment was an utter failure and the disinterested media was loath to cover failure sans scandal.
  3. Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the lifeblood of real civilization.

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

Quotes

  1. "She is really very very very disinterested in fashion," Amurri said at the Tuesday night presentation of Max Azria's spring collection at New York Fashion Week. "She doesn't care. She wears her gym clothes from when she comes back from the...
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Eva Amurri Source: Newsweek

  2. "They're very disinterested in what I do for a living," she said. "Children are interested in you being their parent, and that's really what they want. It's a great thing."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Julianne Moore Source: Showbiz Spy

  3. Speaking to the Associated Press, the former bassist said, "David (Gilmour) is completely disinterested in anything like that. After Live 8, I could have probably gone for doing some more stuff, but he's not interested, so it is what it is."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Roger Waters Source: antiMUSIC.com

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