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Not influenced by strong feelings or emotions; impartial: a dispassionate reporter.

dis·pas′sion·ate·ly adv.
dis·pas′sion·ate·ness n.
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Noun1.dispassionateness - objectivity and detachment; "her manner assumed a dispassion and dryness very unlike her usual tone"
emotionlessness, unemotionality - absence of emotion


References in classic literature ?
It was a time, according to a noticeable article in the "Pioneer," when the crying needs of the country might well counteract a reluctance to public action on the part of men whose minds had from long experience acquired breadth as well as concentration, decision of judgment as well as tolerance, dispassionateness as well as energy-- in fact, all those qualities which in the melancholy experience of mankind have been the least disposed to share lodgings.
But Odysseus goes through all these with the dispassionateness of a yogi, who recognizes the necessity of enduring everything.
On the other hand, however, Joyce's premeditated choice of discursive neutrality can be regarded as the embodiment of the vision of "angelic dispassionateness" (8), which he so much admired in Ibsen, seeing it as possibly the only truly responsible, conscious and self-conscious option for an author in turbulent times of changeable discourses and multiple, always incomplete, truths.
Goldblatt's notion of 'dispassionateness' implies that expressive power--'complexity'--depends on a separation of the political and aesthetic spheres.