dispassionate

[ dis-pash-uh-nit ]
/ dɪsˈpæʃ ə nɪt /

adjective

free from or unaffected by passion; devoid of personal feeling or bias; impartial; calm: a dispassionate critic.

Origin of dispassionate

First recorded in 1585–95; dis-1 + passionate

Related forms

dis·pas·sion·ate·ly, adverbdis·pas·sion·ate·ness, nounun·dis·pas·sion·ate, adjectiveun·dis·pas·sion·ate·ly, adverb
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dispassionate

/ (dɪsˈpæʃənɪt) /

adjective

devoid of or uninfluenced by emotion or prejudice; objective; impartial

Derived Forms

dispassionately, adverbdispassionateness, noun
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