uninvolved


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un·in·volved

 (ŭn′ĭn-vŏlvd′)
adj.
Feeling or showing no interest or involvement; unconcerned: an uninvolved bystander.

uninvolved

(ˌʌnɪnˈvɒlvd)
adj
not included or involved: uninvolved bystanders.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uninvolved - not involved; "being uninvolved he remained objective"
involved - connected by participation or association or use; "we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved"; "the problems involved"; "the involved muscles"; "I don't want to get involved"; "everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified"
2.uninvolved - showing lack of emotional involvement; "adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman; "she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive"; "an uninvolved bystander"
unconcerned - lacking in interest or care or feeling; "the average American...is unconcerned that his or her plight is the result of a complex of personal and economic and governmental actions...beyond the normal citizen's comprehension and control"; "blithely unconcerned about his friend's plight"

uninvolved

adjective
1. Lacking interest in one's surroundings or worldly affairs:
2. Not inclining toward or actively taking either side in a matter under dispute:
Idiom: on the fence.
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