dispassion

noun dis·pas·sion \ (ˌ)dis-ˈpa-shən \
Updated on: 2 May 2018

Definition of dispassion

: absence of passion : coolness

Examples of dispassion in a Sentence

  1. viewed the problem with the weary dispassion of a police officer who seen everything

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