dispassionateness dispassionateness

Definition(s):

  • (n) objectivity and detachment

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Leger's Three Women, 1921, is as self-consciously a masterpiece as any salon painting up to and including Seurat's Grande Jatte, and its nudes have the perfect dispassionateness of .

Quotes

  • "The night," Joseph Conrad wrote in Lord Jim, "has all the dispassionateness of a disembodied soul and something of its inconceivable mystery."
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Joseph Conrad Source: The Australian

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