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disinterested

adjective
     
dis‧in‧terest‧ed
1 able to judge a situation fairly because you are not concerned with gaining any personal advantage from it [= objective, impartial, unbiased]:
A lawyer should provide disinterested advice.
2 not interested. Many teachers think that this is not correct English [↪ uninterested]
disinterestedly adverb

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