disinterested [dis-in-tuh-res-tid, -tri-stid] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||adjective|
|Synonyms:||aloof, candid, casual, dispassionate, equitable, even-handed, impartial, impersonal, incurious, indifferent, just watching the clock, lackadaisical, negative, neutral, nonpartisan, not giving a damn, outside, perfunctory, remote, unbiased, unconcerned, uncurious, unprejudiced, unselfish, withdrawn|
|Notes:||if you are disinterested, you have no stake in the outcome of an event and you are impartial - but if you are uninterested, you simply don't care; disinterested is 'impartial, neutral' and uninterested is 'bored, lacking interest'
uninterested means 'having no interest in, being indifferent to'; disinterested means 'having no personal interest or stake in; being unbiased toward'
|Antonyms:||biased, concerned, interested, involved, passionate, prejudiced|