disinterested vs. uninterested
- when I grow tired or disinterested in anything, I experience a disgust
- —Jack London, letter, 1914
Examples of uninterested in a Sentence
the teacher decided to make a career change after having to teach yet another class of uninterested teens
Recent Examples of uninterested from the Web
In the first game since parting ways with head coach Jim McElwain, the Gators looked uninterested in even being present, stumbling through a 45–16 blowout loss to Missouri, which entered Saturday winless in SEC play.
Despite all the elements of bald corruption in the case, television news has been largely uninterested in the Menendez trial.
But what stood out at his hearing today was how fundamentally uninterested Carson seemed to be in the role that housing—its condition, cost, geography, and availability—plays and has played in American life.
The school districts were so uninterested in consolidating that lawmakers actually had to create a law forcing them here to get on board, a legislative historian told The Star.
On August 14, Hoskins blasted his first big league homer, then returned to the dugout to find a bench full of uninterested teammates.
Jamie is extremely attractive and uninterested in nonsense, which is a novelty to someone like Geneva, who has never had anyone stand up to her before.
The president is so uninterested in cutting taxes for the rich, his plan abolishes two taxes that affect virtually no one but multimillionaires.
Tennessee appeared uninterested and the Browns offense was almost completely non-existent.
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First Known Use of uninterested
Synonymsapathetic, casual, complacent, disinterested, incurious, insensible, insouciant, nonchalant, perfunctory, pococurante, unconcerned, uncurious, indifferent
Related Wordshalfhearted, lukewarm, tepid; aloof, cold, numb, remote, unemotional; callous, hard-hearted, insensitive, unfeeling; calm, cool, detached, dispassionate; careless, heedless, mindless; impassive, impervious, phlegmatic, stoic (or stoical), stolid; lethargic, listless; unimpressed
Near Antonymsattentive, aware, conscientious, heedful, mindful; caring, sensitive, warmhearted; ardent, fervent, keen, passionate, warm, zealous
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Definition of uninterested for Students
- He was uninterested in watching the parade.
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