Definition of disinterest in English:

disinterest

Line breaks: dis|in¦ter¦est
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈɪnt(ə)rɪst
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 2Lack of interest in something: he chided Dennis for his disinterest in anything that is not his own idea
    More example sentences
    • A hand propping up his head shows his disinterest in the conversation.
    • As a result of this cycle of mutual disinterest, young people tend to have a weaker party identification than their elders do.
    • Some people exude outright disinterest and apathy towards their country's films.
    Synonyms
    indifference, lack of interest, lack of curiosity, lack of concern, lack of care, lack of enthusiasm, dispassionateness, dispassion, impassivity; boredom, apathy, nonchalance

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