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Example: Let a disinterested person judge our dispute. (an impartial person)
Uninterested: not interested in.
Example: This man is uninterested in our dispute. (couldn't care less)
thanks! I'm searching and find this explaination. It's smart and easy to understand
I have to say that both words are difficult to understand in certain circumstances.The way the word structure is used in a paragrath or sentence both are very distinctive meanings. I just had those both words in a word problem and it was quite hard or mabe it was because I was unfamilar with the word.
nice one. all my confusion is dispelled
thank u a lot
Saw this in "The United States of Leland". Good to know!
I've noticed that people are increasingly using 'disinterested' when they mean 'uninterested - so much so that the meaning of the former seems to be morphing into the latter!
oh i get it now!!!! thxx :)
This was not clear at all...
Was useful .
I thought I was disinterested in this tip but interestingly I was uninterested!
this was really helpful to me, thanks!
"Disinterested" is totally different from "uninterested".
|Sheri Ann Richerson|