: not influenced by strong feeling; especially : not affected by personal or emotional involvement <a dispassionate critic> <a dispassionate approach to an issue>
— dis·pas·sion·ate·ly adverb
— dis·pas·sion·ate·ness noun
Examples of DISPASSIONATE
- Journalists aim to be dispassionate observers.
- He spoke in a dispassionate tone about the accident.
First Known Use of DISPASSIONATE
Related to DISPASSIONATE
- candid, disinterested, fair, equal, equitable, evenhanded, impartial, indifferent, just, nonpartisan, objective, square, unbiased, unprejudiced
- biased, ex parte, inequitable, nonobjective, one-sided, partial, parti pris, partisan, prejudiced, unjust
See Synonym Discussion at fair
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