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Definitions for uninterested
ʌnˈɪn tər ə stɪd, -trə stɪd, -təˌrɛs tɪdun·in·ter·est·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uninterestedadjective

    not having or showing interest

    "an uninterested spectator"

  2. uninterestedadjective

    having no care or interest in knowing

    "she appeared totally uninterested"


  1. uninterestedadjective

    Unmotivated by personal interest; unbiased, disinterested.

    Etymology: From un- + interested.

  2. uninterestedadjective

    Not interested; indifferent, not concerned.

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

    Etymology: From un- + interested.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uninterestedadjective

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

  2. Uninterestedadjective

    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.

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  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

Examples of uninterested in a Sentence

  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, Heretics (1905):

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

  3. John Kavanagh:

    Not everybody wants to vote, and if somebody is uninterested in voting, that probably means that they're totally uninformed on the issues, quantity is important, but we have to look at the quality of votes, as well.

  4. Lhadon Tethong:

    People have worked to engage with the IOC in good faith to have them understand the issues directly from the mouths of those most impacted — the Uyghurs at the top of that list and the Tibetans and others, it’s clear the IOC is completely uninterested in what the real impacts on the ground for people are.

  5. Kim Ji-mun:

    We young people might seem uninterested in politics but we have pride in the principles of democracy.

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