Definition of uninterested in English:

uninterested

Syllabification: un·in·ter·est·ed
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈintristid, -ˈintəˌrestid
 
 
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adjective

  • Not interested in or concerned about something or someone: I was totally uninterested in boys an uninterested voice
    More example sentences
    • The comedian shakes my hand briefly, but seems distant and uninterested.
    • She would often ring him and have nothing much to say or even sound bored and uninterested on the phone.
    • But if you're bored of the hype and uninterested in the gossip, there's always the music.
    Synonyms
    indifferent to, unconcerned with, incurious about, uninvolved with/in, apathetic to, lukewarm about, unenthusiastic about, bored with

Derivatives

uninterestedly

adverb
More example sentences
  • The attendant watched uninterestedly; drugs were common on Khao San Road.
  • I glanced down uninterestedly at the small smear of blood on my left foot and shrugged before replying.
  • ‘The Constitution,’ he stated, almost uninterestedly.

uninterestedness

noun
More example sentences
  • So, yea, the next portion of the entry was slated for earlier publication but due to my uninterestedness in blogging during the hectic exam period, I pushed it back until now.
  • Peter is aware of my uninterestedness in the general proceedings.
  • Maybe what was being tested was the total uninterestedness of the American public.

Usage

On the difference between uninterested and disinterested, see disinterested (usage).

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