dispassionate

dispassionate

[dis-pash-uh-nit]
adjective
free from or unaffected by passion; devoid of personal feeling or bias; impartial; calm: a dispassionate critic.

Origin:
1585–95; dis-1 + passionate

dispassionately, adverb
dispassionateness, noun
undispassionate, adjective
undispassionately, adverb


cool, unemotional, uninvolved; fair, just.
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dispassionate (dɪsˈpæʃənɪt)
 
adj
devoid of or uninfluenced by emotion or prejudice; objective; impartial
 
dis'passionately
 
adv
 
dis'passionateness
 
n

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dispassionate
1590s, from dis- "the opposite of" (see dis-) + 'pasionate. Related: Dispassionately.
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