dispassionate dispassionate  /dɪs ˈpæ ʃə nət/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It is immensely important that Lie's chosen path of academia affords him the tools to analyze and assess our economy in a dispassionate, unbiased way.
  2. ClimateEthics is both sober and sobering, a mature, dispassionate look at how global warming changes the meaning of personal and aggregate right and wrong.
  3. And it recounts the atrocities perpetrated on members of the Israeli delegation in dispassionate, mostly exculpatory prose.

News

  • Post Tenebras Lux

    Highly Recommended THE FILM I suppose there's a certain degree of "shock value" to the work of the fascinating, tremendously gifted Mexican writer-director Carlos Reygadas. In films like his debut, 2002's Jap n , or his despairingly gorgeous 2005 masterpiece, Battle in Heaven , a deadpan, unflinching, near-pornographic (except much too dispassionate) sexual explicitness vis- -vis physically ...
    on August 28, 2013     Source: DVD Talk

Quotes

  1. "The government is surprised and concerned by the change of story in the testimony today. This government will examine the facts and will respond in a manner that is objective, professional and dispassionate," Harper told Parliament.
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Stephen Harper Source: Reuters Canada

  2. "This is why we have dispassionate law enforcement that looks into these situations," Paterson said. "We should leave it in their hands and support them, which I do."
    on Mar 13, 2008 By: David Paterson Source: Washington Post

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