Definition of dispassionate
- a dispassionate critic
- a dispassionate approach to an issue
Journalists aim to be dispassionate observers.
He spoke in a dispassionate tone about the accident.
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: not influenced or affected by emotions
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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