Disinterest

Definition of Disinterest

Dis`in´ter`est
p. a.1.Disinterested.
The measures they shall walk by shall be disinterest and even.
- Jer. Taylor.
n.1.What is contrary to interest or advantage; disadvantage.
2.Indifference to profit; want of regard to private advantage; disinterestedness.
v. t.1.To divest of interest or interested motives.

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