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Definitions for disinterest
dɪsˈɪn tər ɪst, -trɪstdis·in·ter·est

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disinterest, neutralitynoun

    tolerance attributable to a lack of involvement


  1. disinterestnoun

    A lack of interest; indifference; apathy.

  2. disinterestnoun

    The absence of selfish bias or self-interest; impartiality or detachment.

  3. disinterestverb

    To cause to lose interest; to bore.

  4. Etymology: From dis- + interest

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Disinterestnoun

    Etymology: dis and interest.

    They judge it the great disinterest to Rome. Joseph Glanvill.


  1. disinterest

    Disinterest is a state of lack of interest, concern, or enthusiasm about something or someone. It is a feeling of not being affected by or involved in something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disinterest


  2. Disinterestnoun

    what is contrary to interest or advantage; disadvantage

  3. Disinterestnoun

    indifference to profit; want of regard to private advantage; disinterestedness

  4. Disinterestverb

    to divest of interest or interested motives

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disinterest in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disinterest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of disinterest in a Sentence

  1. Joe Biden:

    Putin and Russia met each of the proposals with disinterest in any negotiation, with lies and ultimatums.Russia was bent on violence from the start.

  2. Ahmad Shah:

    Some $75 million worth of projects are on hold due to the budget deficit and it is due to the absence of the cabinet, government officials do their jobs with complete disinterest because they are not sure whether they are going to stay or be replaced.

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