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disinterested
(adj)
diss-IN-tǝr-es-tǝd
Meaning

unprejudiced; not personally involved

1st Sample Sentence

Whenever two reasonable people are unable to settle a difference of opinion on some matter, they should seek the opinion of a disinterested third party.

Root

dis (not, un)#inter (between)#esse (to be) (Latin)

Synonyms

disinterested, impartial, objective

Antonyms

tendentious

Mnemonics

Dis-Interest. if a particular issue is not of any interest to me (dis-interest), i'll pass a biased free opinion about it. Dis - Not + Interested. The Judge was not interested in the case, so he was not bothered about the outcome; he was disinterested and unprejudiced towards the case.

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