dispassion


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dis·pas·sion

 (dĭs-păsh′ən)
n.
Freedom from passion, bias, or emotion; objectivity.

dispassion

(dɪsˈpæʃən)
n
detachment; objectivity

dis•pas•sion

(dɪsˈpæʃ ən)

n.
the state or quality of being unemotional or uninvolved emotionally.
[1685–95]
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Noun1.dispassion - objectivity and detachment; "her manner assumed a dispassion and dryness very unlike her usual tone"
emotionlessness, unemotionality - absence of emotion

dispassion

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