She challenged history to adduce a case where a woman had wielded so much power so wisely and so disinterestedly.
There was a general inspection, during which the boys looked on disinterestedly.
I can see that you love Maria Dovizio so disinterestedly that you prefer her happiness to your own.
Lady Leonora also wished extremely, and disinterestedly, for your company.
"I should recommend a copy-book on a—h'm—safe and certain part," said the Reverend John disinterestedly.
They loved and were beloved—openly, devotedly, sincerely, disinterestedly.
Lucius respects my father too much for that—and too disinterestedly.
Reuben then had known the whole, and had been disinterestedly generous.
I believed him; I loved him,—loved him truly and disinterestedly.
One must act "disinterestedly," not want to benefit himself, but the State.
1610s, "unconcerned," the sense we now would ascribe to uninterested, with the sense of "impartial" going to disinteressed (c.1600). See dis- + interest. Modern sense of disinterested is first attested 1650s. As things now stand, disinterested means "free from personal bias," while uninterested means "caring nothing for the matter in question." Related: Disinterestedly; disinterestedness.