from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Freedom from selfish bias or self-interest; impartiality.
- n. Lack of interest; indifference.
- transitive v. To divest of interest.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A lack of interest; indifference; apathy.
- n. The absence of selfish bias or self-interest; impartiality or detachment.
- v. To render disinterested.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Disinterested.
- n. What is contrary to interest or advantage; disadvantage.
- n. Indifference to profit; want of regard to private advantage; disinterestedness.
- transitive v. To divest of interest or interested motives.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. What is contrary to interest or advantage; disadvantage; injury.
- n. Indifference to profit; want of regard to private advantage.
- To rid of interest; disengage from private interest or advantage; destroy the interest of.
- See disinteressed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. tolerance attributable to a lack of involvement
From dis- + interest (Wiktionary)