What does uninterested mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word uninterested.

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"


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uninterested

    un-in′tėr-es-ted, adj. not interested or personally concerned in, not engaging the attention of.—adj. Unin′teresting, not interesting.—adv. Unin′terestingly.—n. Unin′terestingness.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uninterested in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uninterested in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas Wolfe:

    You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.

  2. G. K. Chesterton:

    There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person.

  3. G. K. Chesterton, Heretics (1905):

    There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person.

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