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dispassionate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dispassionate  \Dis*pas"sion*ate\,  a. 
  1.  Free  from  passion;  not  warped,  prejudiced,  swerved,  or 
  carried  away  by  passion  or  feeling;  judicial;  calm; 
  composed. 
 
  Wise  and  dispassionate  men.  --Clarendon. 
 
  2.  Not  dictated  by  passion;  not  proceeding  from  temper  or 
  bias;  impartial;  as  dispassionate  proceedings;  a 
  dispassionate  view. 
 
  Syn:  Calm;  cool;  composed  serene;  unimpassioned;  temperate; 
  moderate;  impartial;  unruffled.  -- 
  {Dis*pas"sion*ate*ly},  adv  --  {Dis*pas"sion*ate*ness}, 
  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dispassionate 
  adj  :  unaffected  by  strong  emotion  or  prejudice;  "a  journalist 
  should  be  a  dispassionate  reporter  of  fact" 




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