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disinterestedness

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1 lack of favoritism toward one side or another
  • the disinterestedness with which the newspaper reports stories earns it the respect and trust of the community

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2 lack of interest or concern
  • a fair measure of the level of disinterestedness in the proceedings was the near-constant yawning by both participants and observers

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The first known use of disinterestedness was circa 1682

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“Disinterestedness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disinterestedness. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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