uninterested

  • 1 Uninterested — Un*in ter*est*ed, a. 1. Not interested; not having any interest or property in; having nothing at stake; as, to be uninterested in any business. [1913 Webster] 2. Not having the mind or the passions engaged; as, uninterested in a discourse or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 uninterested — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not interested or concerned. USAGE On the meaning and use of uninterested and disinterested, see DISINTERESTED(Cf. ↑disinterestedness) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 uninterested — index cold blooded, derelict (negligent), insusceptible (uncaring), languid, lax, nonchalant …

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  • 4 uninterested — 1640s, unbiased, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of INTEREST (Cf. interest). It later meant disinterested (1660s); sense of unconcerned, indifferent is recorded from 1771. This is the correct word for what often is miscalled DISINTERESTED (Cf.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 uninterested — *indifferent, unconcerned, incurious, aloof, detached, disinterested …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 uninterested — see disinterested …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 uninterested — [adj] oblivious to aloof, apathetic, blasé, bored, bored stiff*, casual, could care less*, detached, disinterested, distant, going through motions*, hard hearted*, impassive, incurious, indifferent, listless, remote, thick skinned*, turned off*,… …

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  • 8 uninterested — [un in′trəst id, un in′tər ist id] adj. not interested; indifferent uninterestedly adv …

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  • 9 uninterested — adj. uninterested in (uninterested in politics) * * * [ʌn ɪntrɪstɪd] uninterested in (uninterested in politics) …

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  • 10 uninterested — [[t]ʌ̱nɪ̱ntrəstɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ in n/ ing If you are uninterested in something or someone, you do not want to know any more about them, because you think they have no special or exciting qualities. I was so uninterested …

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  • 11 uninterested — un|in|terest|ed [ʌnˈıntrıstıd] adj not interested →↑disinterested uninterested in ▪ He was uninterested in politics …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 uninterested — un|in|terest|ed [ ʌn ıntrəstəd ] adjective not interested: uninterested in: She doesn t read newspapers and is uninterested in politics. ─ compare DISINTERESTED …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 uninterested — UK [ʌnˈɪntrəstɪd] / US [ʌnˈɪntrəstəd] adjective not interested uninterested in: She doesn t read newspapers and is uninterested in politics. • See: disinterested …

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  • 14 uninterested — adjective Not interested; indifferent, not concerned. I was uninterested in the TV program, so read a book instead …

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  • 15 uninterested — See disinterested. See disinterested, uninterested …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 16 uninterested — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, seem, sound ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ completely, totally …

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  • 17 uninterested — adjective not interested or concerned. Derivatives uninterestedly adverb uninterestedness noun Usage On the meaning and use of uninterested and disinterested, see disinterested …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 uninterested — adjective not interested (+ in): Kevin seems uninterested in learning anything. compare disinterested …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 uninterested — adjective I couldn t live with someone uninterested in world affairs Syn: indifferent to, unconcerned with, incurious about, uninvolved with/in, apathetic to, lukewarm about, unenthusiastic about, bored with See notes at disinterested …

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  • 20 uninterested — adjective Date: 1661 not interested ; not having the mind or feelings engaged Usage: see disinterested …

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