dispassion

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noun dis·pas·sion \(ˌ)dis-ˈpa-shən\

Definition of dispassion

  1. :  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

1692

First Known Use of dispassion

1692



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