disinterested

Definitions


[dɪsˈɪnt(ə)rɪstɪd], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- not influenced by considerations of personal advantage
(e.g: a banker is under an obligation to give disinterested advice)

- having or feeling no interest in something; uninterested
(e.g: her father was so disinterested in her progress that he only visited the school once)


Phrases:

Origin:
early 17th century: past participle of the rare verb disinterest ‘rid of interest or concern’, from dis- (expressing removal) + interest




definition by Oxford Dictionaries