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dispassionate

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Definition unaffected by strong emotion or bias
  • She has a reputation as a dispassionate judge.
dispassionate = unaffected by strong emotion or bias
  • A journalist should be a dispassionate reporter of fact.
  • dispassionate = unaffected by emotional bias
  • Her thoughts on the subject run deep, but are far from dispassionate.
  • dispassionate = unaffected by strong emotion or bias
  • I think dispassionate readers will agree with my analysis.
  • dispassionate = unaffected by strong emotion or bias
  • Jane, I am not a gentle-tempered man — you forget that: I am not long-enduring; I am not cool and dispassionate.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • dispassionate = unaffected by strong emotion
  • This one massive miscarriage of justice had afflicted the whole community with despair and made it hard for me to be dispassionate.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • dispassionate = unaffected by strong emotion or bias
  • It was the dispassionate stare of a man well used to weighing humanity in the balance.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • dispassionate = unaffected by emotion or bias
  • McCandless's strange tale struck a personal note that made a dispassionate rendering of the tragedy impossible.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • dispassionate = unaffected by strong emotion or bias
  • ...and her lips are pulled into a polite smile, which is welded in place. Her eyes are pleasant but unoccupied, as if she's observing a staged drama. That smile haunts me. It was constant, the only eternal thing, inscrutable, detached, dispassionate.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • dispassionate = without emotion
  • Consider the matter dispassionately, Mr. Foster, and you will see that no offence is so heinous as unorthodoxy of behaviour.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • dispassionately = without emotion or bias
  •   "...I refuse to pity you in the manner to which you are well accustomed."
      "I don't want your pity," I said.
      "Like all sick children," he answered dispassionately, "you say you don't want pity, but your very existence depends upon it."
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • dispassionately = without emotion
  • (HONEY is weeping louder)
    GEORGE (Quietly, dispassionately): I thought you should know.
    Edward Albee  --  Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • dispassionately = in a manner that is unaffected by strong emotion
  • Looking at the matter dispassionately, I shared his view.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • dispassionately = in a manner that is unaffected by strong emotion or bias
  • Sometimes he drove by the building, just to feel how dispassionately he could look upon it.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • dispassionately = in a manner that is unaffected by strong emotion
  • The Soc textbook had described the reasons behind bloodlust in logical, dispassionate words that didn't begin to represent the truth of it.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • dispassionate = unemotional (without passion)
  • I turned my head to see Father, looking on dispassionately, as his son "mooned" him and as the brown seepage spilled into the bucket.
    Dave Pelzer  --  A Child Called It
  • dispassionately = in a manner that is unaffected by strong emotion or bias
  • He spilled some wine and stared down at it dispassionately.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • dispassionately = without concern (without emotion)
  • A dispassionate white sun shone at the summit of the sky.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • dispassionate = unaffected by strong emotion or bias
  • In high-stakes, fast-moving situations, we don't want to be as dispassionate and purely rational as the Iowa ventromedial patients.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • dispassionate = unaffected by strong emotion
  • A column is a personal take, and as such, it's less dispassionate than a straight news story.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
dispassionate = unaffected by emotion or bias

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