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Synonyms for disinterested

Synonyms for disinterested

feeling or showing no strong emotional involvement

lacking interest in one's surroundings or worldly affairs

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unaffected by self-interest

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What instances must pass before them of ardent, disinterested, self-denying attachment, of heroism, fortitude, patience, resignation: of all the conflicts and all the sacrifices that ennoble us most.
But not being able to secure her as a wife, the disinterested Fred quite approved of her as a sister-in-law.
Carlile said Asean could play the role of a disinterested facilitator because of its location in Asia.
My question is does this make employees somewhat disinterested in their work?
26, 2014), the Court of Chancery certified for interlocutory appeal its decision to deny a motion to dismiss disinterested director defendants when the company has a Section 102(b)(7) provision exculpating such directors from liability.
Based on their responses, consumers were categorized into three groups: buyers of insurance, non-buyers and the disinterested -- defined as those who had never researched or shopped for life insurance.
can you be disinterested when you're facing 95mph from Mitchell Johnson?
According to Sport24, Downton said that he watched every ball of the Sydney Test live and added that he has never seen anyone as disinterested or distracted as Pietersen.
Pull the other one, if you are sincerely disinterested, stop writing columns in the Telegraph and going on the guest spot on CWR's phone-in, telling us all about it
Overt's book is completed not at the moment of disinterested renunciation, but precisely when the fear of loss emerges and he is "on the point of rushing back to London" (177).
The TSX has approved the Agreement subject to certain conditions including the following: (1) the TSX pre-clearing the information circular disclosure pertaining to the Agreement including the form of applicable shareholders resolution approving the Second Payment; (2) the Second Payment being approved by the disinterested shareholders of the Company before it is paid since the sum of the Initial Payment and Second Payment is greater than 10% of the current market value of the Company s listed common shares.
Mrs Marland told Bristol Crown Court: "Vincent sounded tired and disinterested.
In the first section of this article, I show how Levinas's understanding of disinterested goodness, as the summons to responsibility for the afflicted and afflicting neighbor, can ground ethics after Auschwitz.
It is also problematic: whether disinterested or deeply interested, heroines still suffer.
Attached to this formalism is also a critical perspective of disinterested attention which the author proposes to avoid in assessing the value and experience of an artwork.
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