Meaning of disinterestedness in English:


Pronunciation /dɪsˈɪnt(ə)rɪstɪdnəs/

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‘The problem is that the particularism of friendship is at odds with modern conceptions of virtue as disinterestedness and detachment.’
  • ‘The classical approach emphasizes scholarly disinterestedness and detachment.’
  • ‘One has to establish the credibility of the evidence; and the credibility of witnesses always depends on their disinterestedness.’
  • ‘Critical disinterestedness was more the exception than the rule.’
  • ‘Both critiques centre on unmasking the supposed disinterestedness of the academic establishment by contending that.’