dispassionate


dis·pas·sion·ate

adjective \-sh(ə-)nət\

: not influenced or affected by emotions

Full Definition of DISPASSIONATE

:  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

  1. Journalists aim to be dispassionate observers.
  2. He spoke in a dispassionate tone about the accident.

First Known Use of DISPASSIONATE

1594

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