Definitions for uninterestedʌnˈɪn tər ə stɪd, -trə stɪd, -təˌrɛs tɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•in•ter•est•ed*ʌnˈɪn tər ə stɪd, -trə stɪd, -təˌrɛs tɪd(adj.)

  1. having or showing no feeling of interest; indifferent.

  2. not personally concerned in something.

* Usage: See disinterested.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uninterested(adj)

    not having or showing interest

    "an uninterested spectator"

  2. uninterested(adj)

    having no care or interest in knowing

    "she appeared totally uninterested"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. uninterested(adjective)ʌnˈɪn tər ə stɪd, -trə stɪd, -təˌrɛs tɪd

    not caring or paying attention

    His parents seemed uninterested in his work.


  1. uninterested(Adjective)

    Unmotivated by personal interest; unbiased, disinterested.

  2. uninterested(Adjective)

    Not interested; indifferent, not concerned.

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

  3. Origin: From un- + interested.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uninterested(adj)

    not interested; not having any interest or property in; having nothing at stake; as, to be uninterested in any business

  2. Uninterested(adj)

    not having the mind or the passions engaged; as, uninterested in a discourse or narration

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


not having or showing any interest

I told him the news but he seemed uninterested.

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