toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

dispassionate
used in Tom Jones

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
unaffected by strong emotion or bias
  • In this case it will be much wiser to submit to a few inconveniencies arising from the dispassionate deafness of laws, than to remedy them by applying to the passionate open ears of a tyrant.
    Book 12 (85% in)
  • It is now time to look after Sophia; whom the reader, if he loves her half so well as I do, will rejoice to find escaped from the clutches of her passionate father, and from those of her dispassionate lover.
    Book 10 (83% in)

There are no more uses of "dispassionate" in Tom Jones.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®