un·​in·​volved | \ ˌən-in-ˈvälvd How to pronounce uninvolved (audio) , -ˈvȯlvd also -ˈvävd or -ˈvȯvd\

Definition of uninvolved

: not involved an uninvolved spectator … their two daughters … were uninvolved in the family business …— Richard Kluger a simple, uninvolved explanation

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Develop your critical thinking: Robots are wired to be unthinking, uncaring, unemotional, uncritical, uninvolved, irresponsible clumps of hardware. Phil Blair, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Robots are coming for your job, so make sure you’re smarter," 7 May 2018 The results provide novel insights into how exercise can affect even those portions of our bodies that seem uninvolved in workouts, perhaps providing another nudge to stick with our exercise resolutions this year. Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times, "Exercise Alters Our Microbiome. Is That One Reason It’s So Good for Us?," 3 Jan. 2018 Investigators recovered a large number of messages, including chats between Novak and other uninvolved officers, friends and family, and messages that appeared to have been deleted. Kevin Rector, baltimoresun.com, "Baltimore officers' text messages offer glimpse at mindset after Freddie Gray arrest, and as prosecutors zeroed in," 21 Dec. 2017 Upon further investigation it was discovered that both subjects, along with an uninvolved family member, had open warrants. Houston Chronicle, "West University Place police report," 23 Oct. 2017 This was witnessed by an uninvolved third party, who attempted to break up the fight by threatening the 61-year-old with a hammer. Evan Frank, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Oconomowoc and Sullivan police reports: Student makes Craiglist ad asking KKK to burn people," 12 Oct. 2017 Uber has set a Labor Day deadline to name a new chief executive, but the board faces an unprecedented array of obstacles, uninvolved recruiters say. Greg Bensinger And Joann S. Lublin, WSJ, "Uber’s CEO Search Reaches New Degree of Difficulty," 28 July 2017

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1793, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of uninvolved

: not involved : not having a part in some activity

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