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  • I must do the young men of New York the justice to say that they strike me as very disinterested.
  • There is, of course, nothing impossible in an intelligent young man entertaining a disinterested affection for you.
  • The word of a gentleman that I am not mercenary; that my affection for Miss Sloper is as pure and disinterested a sentiment as was ever lodged in a human breast!
  • And if our young men appear disinterested," the Doctor’s wiser sister went on, "it is because they marry, as a general thing, so young; before twenty-five, at the age of innocence and sincerity, before the age of calculation.
  • And so he will see that you are disinterested.
  • But for a moment this attitude of interposition and disinterestedness, this carrying of messages and redeeming of promises, brought back the sense that her companion was a dangerous woman.
  • Venture to appear as disinterested as you are!" said Mrs. Penniman ingeniously.

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  • All the Finches had straight incisive eyebrows and heavy-lidded eyes; when they looked slant-wise, up, or straight ahead, a disinterested observer would catch a glimpse of what May-comb called Family Resemblance.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • He looks up at them, disinterested and maybe disgusted by the baby, because he wanders deeper into the recesses of the cluttered store to get away.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind

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