Definition of uninterested in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈɪnt(ə)rɪstɪd/


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.


On the meaning and use of uninterested and disinterested, see disinterested (usage).



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.


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.

Words that rhyme with uninterested


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