Pronunciation of Disinterested
/dˌɪsˈɪntɹəstɪd/, /dˌɪsˈɪntɹəstɪd/, /d_ˌɪ_s_ˈɪ_n_t_ɹ_ə_s_t_ɪ_d/
Synonyms for disinterested:
detached, uninvolved (adjective)
wandering, Disregardful, heedless, negligent, detached, dreamy, absent, preoccupied, faraway, napping, distracted, aloof, uninterested, oblivious, inadvertent, unmindful, unconcerned, thoughtless, inattentive, befuddled, unheedful, Ignoring, unconscious, Absent-minded.
lukewarm, cool, detached, cold, perfunctory, nonchalant, neutral, uninterested, unwilling, uncaring, Half-hearted, impartial, dispassionate, unconcerned, apathetic, passive, indifferent, easygoing, insouciant.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Usage examples for disinterested:
- It is necessary that the miracle should have been seen by a great number of very sensible people, in sound health, and perfectly disinterested in the affair. - "A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version"", François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh.
- He had not as yet heard of her disinterested appeal to Lucy Morris. - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.