Edge, one of the most inventive guitarists in rock history, comes off as disinterested.
But if one person's channel surfing and the other's disinterested, go right ahead and browse.
Add to that a disinterested public that fails to turn out on Election Day, and citizens are getting the government they deserve.
1610s, "unconcerned," the sense we now would ascribe to uninterested, with the sense of "impartial" going to disinteressed (c.1600). See dis- + interest. Modern sense of disinterested is first attested 1650s. As things now stand, disinterested means "free from personal bias," while uninterested means "caring nothing for the matter in question." Related: Disinterestedly; disinterestedness.