Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Without an interest: uninterested parties.
  • adj. Not having a financial interest.
  • adj. Marked by or exhibiting a lack of interest. See Usage Note at disinterested.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Unmotivated by personal interest; unbiased, disinterested.
  • adj. Not interested; indifferent, not concerned.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not interested; not having any interest or property in; having nothing at stake.
  • adj. Not having the mind or the passions engaged.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not interested; not having any interest or property in something specified; not personally concerned: as, to be uninterested in business.
  • Not having the mind or the passions engaged: as, to be uninterested in a discourse or narration.
  • Synonyms See disinterested.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not having or showing interest
  • adj. having no care or interest in knowing

Etymologies

From un- + interested. (Wiktionary)

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