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Word: disinterested

Definition: unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective


Sentences Containing 'disinterested'

'You will find her,' pursued my aunt, 'as good, as beautiful, as earnest, as disinterested, as she has always been.
Bankruptcy protection was not the end as many think, it simply allows a company to keep functioning while a disinterested third party, in this case the Federal Courts to work out how it would pay it debts.
For I am generally disinterested in my love, and think I could be content to make a figure before Miss Larkins, and expire.
Four years after Lewis' death, Thomas Jefferson wrote: Of courage undaunted, possessing a firmness and perseverance of purpose which nothing but impossibilities could divert from its direction, ... honest, disinterested, liberal, of sound understanding and a fidelity to truth so scrupulous that whatever he should report would be as certain as if seen by ourselves, with all these qualifications as if selected and implanted by nature in one body for this express purpose, I could have no hesitation in confiding the enterprise to him.
He realised the disinterested aims pursued by the British government, without always approving its methods.
He said that when Doug Millett presented him with the idea, he was initially disinterested in writing the song, but "it kind of opened up like a book".
His choice is disinterested at least, for he must know my father can give her nothing.
Hussey Burgh seems to have been universally liked: " mild, moderate and patriotic...friendly to a fault, and disinterested to a weakness...honest without affluence and ambitious without corruption.
I am sure when I think of the fellow now, my blood rises against him with the disinterested indignation I should feel if I could have known all about him without having ever been in his power; but it rises hotly, because I know him to have been an incapable brute, who had no more right to be possessed of the great trust he held, than to be Lord High Admiral, or Commander-in-Chief--in either of which capacities it is probable that he would have done infinitely less mischief.
Stories common to a particular culture, but not supported by external sources (such as the tales surrounding King Arthur) are usually classified as cultural heritage or legends, because they do not support the "disinterested investigation" required of the discipline of history.
The broadest and most prevalent error requires the most disinterested virtue to sustain it.
The music video showcased Harry's hard-edged and playfully sexual character, as well as her famously stiff marginally disinterested persona.
This procedure of theirs, to be sure, was very disinterested and benevolent of them.
This was his plan of amends of atonement for inheriting their father's estate; and he thought it an excellent one, full of eligibility and suitableness, and excessively generous and disinterested on his own part.
Throughout the 20th century, this type of theory has modulated on the opposition between disinterested, pure autonomous art and commercialized mass culture.
You may one of these days reap the reward of your disinterested devotion.
You must not think my visit all friendly and disinterested, Trotwood, for--I am afraid I may be cruelly prejudiced--I do not like to let papa go away alone, with him.'
``How could I make such a proposition, especially to a woman who always professes to be so entirely disinterested?''

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