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disinterested

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English

Etymology

From dis- + interested.

Adjective

disinterested (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
disinterested

Comparative
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  1. Having no stake or interest in the outcome; free of bias, impartial.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Lacking interest, uninterested; indifferent; apathetic.

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Usage notes

According to advocates of proper English, only the first definition of disinterested is acceptable. It is generally considered informal or even inarticulate to use the word in the context of its second definition.

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