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disinterested
used in The Screwtape Letters

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Definition
unaffected by self-interest
  • The man who truly and disinterestedly enjoys any one thing in the world, for its own sake, and without caring twopence what other people say about it, is by that very fact fore-armed against some of our subtlest modes of attack.
    Chapter 13 (76% in)
  • The Enemy gave no reply except to produce the cock-and-bull story about disinterested love which He has been circulating ever since.
    Chapter 19 (34% in)
  • They guard as jealously as the Enemy Himself the secret of what really lies behind this pretence of disinterested love.
    Chapter 22 (62% in)

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