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disinterest


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disinterest  \Dis*in"ter*est\,  p.  a. 
  Disinterested.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  measures  they  shall  walk  by  shall  be  disinterest 
  and  even  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disinterest  \Dis*in"ter*est\,  n. 
  1.  What  is  contrary  to  interest  or  advantage;  disadvantage. 
  [Obs.]  --Glanvill. 
 
  2.  Indifference  to  profit;  want  of  regard  to  private 
  advantage;  disinterestedness.  [Obs.]  --Johnson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disinterest  \Dis*in"ter*est\,  v.  t. 
  To  divest  of  interest  or  interested  motives.  [Obs.] 
  --Feltham. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disinterest 
  n  :  tolerance  attributable  to  a  lack  of  involvement  [syn:  {neutrality}] 




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