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disinterested
used in 1776

3 uses
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Definition
unaffected by self-interest
  • "The disinterested and patriotic principles which led you to the field have also led you to glory," read a formal letter of gratitude.
    p. 109.0
  • Even among officers, those who acted with true "disinterestedness" were "no more than a drop in the ocean," wrote this most disinterested and selfless of officers.
    p. 226.8
  • Even among officers, those who acted with true "disinterestedness" were "no more than a drop in the ocean," wrote this most disinterested and selfless of officers.
    p. 226.8

There are no more uses of "disinterested" in 1776.

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