Disinterestedness

  • 1 Disinterestedness — Dis*in ter*est*ed*ness, n. The state or quality of being disinterested; impartiality. [1913 Webster] That perfect disinterestedness and self devotion of which man seems to be incapable, but which is sometimes found in woman. Macaulay. [1913… …

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  • 2 disinterestedness — index candor (impartiality), disinterest (lack of interest), disregard (unconcern), fairness, indifference …

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  • 3 Disinterestedness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disinterestedness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disinterestedness disinterestedness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 generosity generosity Sgm: N 1 liberality liberality liberalism Sgm: N 1 altruism altruism Sgm: N 1 benevolence …

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  • 4 disinterestedness — disinterested ► ADJECTIVE 1) not influenced by considerations of personal advantage; impartial. 2) having or feeling no interest. DERIVATIVES disinterestedly adverb disinterestedness noun. USAGE There is a difference between disinterested and… …

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  • 5 disinterestedness — noun Date: circa 1682 the quality or state of being objective or impartial …

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  • 6 disinterestedness — See disinterestedly. * * * …

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  • 7 disinterestedness — noun The state or quality of being disinterested …

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  • 8 disinterestedness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being just and unbiased: detachment, disinterest, dispassion, dispassionateness, equitableness, fair mindedness, fairness, impartiality, impartialness, justice, justness, nonpartisanship,… …

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  • 9 disinterestedness — dis in·ter·est·ed·ness || nɪs n. indifference; impartiality, lack of bias, objectivity …

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  • 10 disinterestedness — dis·interestedness …

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  • 11 disinterestedness — noun freedom from bias or from selfish motives • Derivationally related forms: ↑disinterested • Hypernyms: ↑impartiality, ↑nonpartisanship …

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  • 12 cold shoulder — disinterestedness, apathy, cold treatment …

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  • 13 William Hazlitt — (10 April 1778 ndash; 18 September 1830) was an English writer remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism. Hazlitt was a prominent English literary critic, grammarian and philosopher. He is considered one of the greatest critics… …

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  • 14 Robert K. Merton — This article is about the sociologist. For the economist, see Robert C. Merton. Robert K. Merton Born July 4, 1910(1910 07 04) Philadelphia, PA Died …

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  • 15 Aesthetic emotions — refer to emotions that are felt during aesthetic activity and/or appreciation. These emotions may be of the everyday variety (such as fear, wonder or sympathy) or may be specific to aesthetic contexts. Examples of the latter include the sublime,… …

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  • 16 Mertonian norms — For the town in France, see Cudos, Gironde. For the Australian research consortium, see CUDOS. You may be after kudos instead. CUDOS is an acronym used to denote principles that should guide good scientific research. According to the CUDOS… …

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  • 17 unselfishness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Generosity Nouns unselfishness, generosity, disinterestedness, selflessness, devotion (to others); liberality, liberalism, magnanimity; benevolence; high mindedness, nobility; impartiality, fairness,… …

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  • 18 fairness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. justice, impartiality, justness, decency, honesty, probity, rectitude, uprightness, truth, integrity, charity, charitableness, veracity, tolerance, right, candor, honor, balance, moderation, civility, consideration, good… …

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  • 19 disinterested — adjective 1) disinterested advice Syn: unbiased, unprejudiced, impartial, neutral, nonpartisan, detached, uninvolved, objective, dispassionate, impersonal, clinical; open minded, fair, just, equitable, balanced, evenhanded …

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  • 20 Disinteressment — Dis*in ter*ess*ment, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]sint[ e]ressement.] Disinterestedness; impartiality; fairness. [Obs.] Prior. [1913 Webster] …

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