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dispassionate

[dis-pash-uh-nit] /dɪsˈpæʃ ə nɪt/
adjective
1.
free from or unaffected by passion; devoid of personal feeling or bias; impartial; calm:
a dispassionate critic.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; dis-1 + passionate
Related forms
dispassionately, adverb
dispassionateness, noun
undispassionate, adjective
undispassionately, adverb
Synonyms
cool, unemotional, uninvolved; fair, just.
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British Dictionary definitions for dispassionate

dispassionate

/dɪsˈpæʃənɪt/
adjective
1.
devoid of or uninfluenced by emotion or prejudice; objective; impartial
Derived Forms
dispassionately, adverb
dispassionateness, noun
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Word Origin and History for dispassionate
adj.

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

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