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disinterested
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

6 uses
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Definition
unaffected by self-interest
  • You may one of these days reap the reward of your disinterested devotion.
    Chapters 17-18 (62% in)
  • Your name is celebrated, your position magnificent; and then the Comte de Morcerf is a soldier, and it is pleasing to see the integrity of a Bayard united to the poverty of a Duguesclin; disinterestedness is the brightest ray in which a noble sword can shine.
    Chapters 53-54 (67% in)
  • How could I make such a proposition, especially to a woman who always professes to be so entirely disinterested?
    Chapters 57-58 (25% in)
  • "But," said Danglars,—who, on his part, did not perceive how soon the conversation, which was at first disinterested, was turning to a business transaction,—"there is, doubtless, a part of your fortune your father could not refuse you?"
    Chapters 81-82 (5% in)
  • It was agreed that the three millions should be intrusted to Danglars to invest; some persons had warned the young man of the circumstances of his future father-in-law, who had of late sustained repeated losses; but with sublime disinterestedness and confidence the young man refused to listen, or to express a single doubt to the baron.
    Chapters 83-84 (56% in)
  • Then you can quit your house, leaving your jewels and giving up your jointure, and every one's mouth will be filled with praises of your disinterestedness.
    Chapters 105-106 (62% in)

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