uninterestedness

uninterested

[uhn-in-ter-uh-stid, -truh-stid, -tuh-res-tid]
adjective
1.
having or showing no feeling of interest; indifferent.
2.
not personally concerned in something.

Origin:
1640–50; un-1 + interested

uninterestedly, adverb
uninterestedness, noun

disinterested, uninterested (see usage note at disinterested).


2. unconcerned.


See disinterested.
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uninterested (ʌnˈɪntrɪstɪd, -tərɪs-)
 
adj
indifferent; unconcerned
 
 
un'interestedly
 
adv
 
un'interestedness
 
n

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uninterested
c.1646, "unbiased," from un- (1) "not" + pp. of interest. It later meant "disinterested" (1661); sense of "unconcerned, indifferent" is recorded from 1771. This is the correct word for what often is miscalled disinterested.
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