Definition of 'disinterested'
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He came on for England against Malta and looked disinterested. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Self seeking is totally disinterested in serving. Christianity Today (2000)If you make too little eye contact you may seem disinterested. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)He was totally disinterested in us. The Sun (2010)That you'll ask some intelligent and disinterested person to look at the two scripts. Writers in Hollywood, 1915-51 (1990)Worst of all, he seemed disinterested. The Sun (2013)The key to success is the impartial, disinterested approach. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Similarly the agent in demand can act in ways which seem disinterested or illogical when he is the one that has the top contacts and knows it. The Secrets of Musical Confidence (1994)DID not get in many scoring positions, looked disinterested at times. The Sun (2011)He seemed disinterested in what I was saying. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He couldn't march in time with anyone and was completely disinterested in it, as most of us were. The Sun (2007) Completely disinterested in it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But I just had to get over it, and the crew is totally disinterested. The Sun (2013)We looked disinterested today and I can't explain why. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'disinterested'
British English: disinterested ADJECTIVE
Someone who is disinterested is not involved in a particular situation or not likely to benefit from it and is therefore able to act in a fair and unselfish way.
The current sole superpower is far from being a disinterested observer.
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