Disinterested vs. Uninterested

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  • Disinterested (adjective)

    Having no stake or interest in the outcome; free of bias, impartial. from 17th c.

  • Disinterested (adjective)

    Uninterested, lacking interest. from 17th c.

  • Uninterested (adjective)

    Unmotivated by personal interest; unbiased, disinterested.

  • Uninterested (adjective)

    Not interested; indifferent, not concerned.

    “I was uninterested in the TV program, so I read a book instead.”

  • Disinterested (adjective)

    not influenced by considerations of personal advantage

    “a banker is under an obligation to give disinterested advice”

  • Disinterested (adjective)

    having or feeling no interest in something; uninterested

    “her father was so disinterested in her progress that he only visited the school once”

  • Uninterested (adjective)

    not interested in or concerned about something or someone

    “an uninterested voice”

    “I was totally uninterested in boys”

Oxford Dictionary

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