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disinterestedness

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noun dis·in·ter·est·ed·ness \-təd-nəs\

Definition of disinterestedness

  1. :  the quality or state of being objective or impartial



Examples of disinterestedness

  1. <the disinterestedness with which the newspaper reports stories earns it the respect and trust of the community>

  2. <a fair measure of the level of disinterestedness in the proceedings was the near-constant yawning by both participants and observers>



Circa 1682

First Known Use of disinterestedness

circa 1682



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