-ˈin-tə-rəst How to pronounce uninterest (audio)
: lack of interest

Examples of uninterest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But polls have shown persistent resistance and uninterest in getting the vaccine among a high number of Republicans. Maeve Reston, CNN, 28 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uninterest was in 1842

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“Uninterest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninterest. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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