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disinterested
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
unaffected by self-interest
  • And he's ready to do that in spite of all his nobility and disinterestedness.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (80% in)
  • According to all accounts, he had even in the past, whenever the subject of the three thousand roubles was touched on, flown into a perfect frenzy, and yet he was reported to be a disinterested and not grasping man.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (17% in)
  • I have never doubted his disinterestedness and his honesty .... his scrupulous honesty .... in money matters.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (24% in)

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