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uninterested

[ uhn-in-ter-uh-stid, -truh-stid, -tuh-res-tid ]

adjective

  1. having or showing no feeling of interest; indifferent.
  2. not personally concerned in something.

    Synonyms: unconcerned



uninterested

/ -tərɪs-; ʌnˈɪntrɪstɪd /

adjective

  1. indifferent; unconcerned


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Derived Forms

  • unˈinterestedness, noun
  • unˈinterestedly, adverb

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Other Words From

  • un·inter·est·ed·ly adverb
  • un·inter·est·ed·ness noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of uninterested1

First recorded in 1640–50; un- 1 + interested

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Example Sentences

Meanwhile, not appointing anyone would show the GOP to be uninterested in any accounting.

Yet Mainers seem mostly uninterested in owning pet jaguarundis, at least in comparison with Hoosiers.

Even as she clearly longs for acceptance, she’s completely uninterested in other people.

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The tech giants seem uninterested in owning a media company and attracting even more regulatory attention.

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It’s not that advertisers are uninterested in media companies’ platform video inventory.

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Millennials—rich or otherwise—have been notoriously uninterested in politics.

But unlike other recent books in its genre, Unspeakable Things is markedly uninterested in converting its readers.

Yet one topic Waters is uninterested in exploring is politics.

Yet even her peers on scientific advisory boards appear uninterested, she says.

Never has someone so uninterested in pussy thought so long and hard about it.

Marie answered him whenever his monologue required answer, but she was unresponsive, uninterested—bored.

At a time when Darwinism was bringing a sword into the intellectual world, he lived apparently uninterested and untouched by it.

He faced the fact flatly and with the cool consideration of an uninterested counsellor.

"No doubt you're right," murmured old Neeld, both uneasy and uninterested.

"How to interest the uninterested," is the missionary puzzle of the times.

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