[dis-pash-uh n]


the state or quality of being unemotional or emotionally uninvolved.

Origin of dispassion

First recorded in 1685–95; dis-1 + passion
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Contemporary Examples of dispassion

  • These demographic and geographic changes are simply in the order of things, and we observe them with dispassion.

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    A Shifting Landscape of Sacrifice

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    May 30, 2010

Historical Examples of dispassion

British Dictionary definitions for dispassion



detachment; objectivity
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