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disinterest

Pronunciation: /dɪsˈɪntrəst/

Translation of disinterest in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (indifference, apathy) desinterés (masculine) it's a matter of complete disinterest to me es un asunto que no me interesa en absoluto
    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.
  • 2 (impartiality) neutralidad (feminine), imparcialidad (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • As Brynor neared, he glanced at each of us in turn with the casual, detached disinterest of a scientist examining a particularly repulsive insect.
    • I watched with detached disinterest as Sean and Amber presented themselves to the audience and received their medallions from the organizers.
    • In fact, I think the word I'm looking for is disinterest, in the sense of impartiality.

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