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dis·in·ter·est·ed / disˈintəˌrestid; -tristid/ • adj. 1. not influenced by considerations of personal advantage: a banker is under an obligation to give disinterested advice. 2. having or feeling no interest in something: her father was so disinterested in her progress that he only visited the school once. DERIVATIVES: dis·in·ter·est·ed·ly adv. dis·in·ter·est·ed·ness n.

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Free from bias, prejudice, or partiality.

A disinterested witness is one who has no interest in the case at bar, or matter in issue, and is legally competent to give testimony.

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