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dis·in·ter·est

 (dĭs-ĭn′tər-ĭst, -ĭn′trĭst)
n.
1. Freedom from selfish bias or self-interest; impartiality.
2. Lack of interest; indifference.
tr.v.
To divest of interest.

disinterest

(dɪsˈɪntrɪst; -tərɪst)
n
1. freedom from bias or involvement
2. lack of interest; indifference
vb
(tr) to free from concern for personal interests

dis•in•ter•est

(dɪsˈɪn tər ɪst, -trɪst)

n.
1. apathy; indifference.
v.t.
2. to divest of interest.
[1605–15]

disinterest


Past participle: disinterested
Gerund: disinteresting

Imperative
disinterest
disinterest
Present
I disinterest
you disinterest
he/she/it disinterests
we disinterest
you disinterest
they disinterest
Preterite
I disinterested
you disinterested
he/she/it disinterested
we disinterested
you disinterested
they disinterested
Present Continuous
I am disinteresting
you are disinteresting
he/she/it is disinteresting
we are disinteresting
you are disinteresting
they are disinteresting
Present Perfect
I have disinterested
you have disinterested
he/she/it has disinterested
we have disinterested
you have disinterested
they have disinterested
Past Continuous
I was disinteresting
you were disinteresting
he/she/it was disinteresting
we were disinteresting
you were disinteresting
they were disinteresting
Past Perfect
I had disinterested
you had disinterested
he/she/it had disinterested
we had disinterested
you had disinterested
they had disinterested
Future
I will disinterest
you will disinterest
he/she/it will disinterest
we will disinterest
you will disinterest
they will disinterest
Future Perfect
I will have disinterested
you will have disinterested
he/she/it will have disinterested
we will have disinterested
you will have disinterested
they will have disinterested
Future Continuous
I will be disinteresting
you will be disinteresting
he/she/it will be disinteresting
we will be disinteresting
you will be disinteresting
they will be disinteresting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disinteresting
you have been disinteresting
he/she/it has been disinteresting
we have been disinteresting
you have been disinteresting
they have been disinteresting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disinteresting
you will have been disinteresting
he/she/it will have been disinteresting
we will have been disinteresting
you will have been disinteresting
they will have been disinteresting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disinteresting
you had been disinteresting
he/she/it had been disinteresting
we had been disinteresting
you had been disinteresting
they had been disinteresting
Conditional
I would disinterest
you would disinterest
he/she/it would disinterest
we would disinterest
you would disinterest
they would disinterest
Past Conditional
I would have disinterested
you would have disinterested
he/she/it would have disinterested
we would have disinterested
you would have disinterested
they would have disinterested
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disinterest - tolerance attributable to a lack of involvementdisinterest - tolerance attributable to a lack of involvement
tolerance - willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others

disinterest

noun indifference, apathy, lack of interest, disregard, detachment, absence of feeling his wife's total disinterest in sex

disinterest

noun
Translations

disinterest

[dɪsˈɪntrəst] N
1. (= indifference) → desinterés m, apatía f
2. (= impartiality) → imparcialidad f

disinterest

[dɪsˈɪntrəst dɪsˈɪntrɪst] nindifférence f
disinterest in sth → indifférence à l'égard de qch

disinterest

nDesinteresse nt (→ in an +dat)
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