from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. in a dispassionate manner
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without passion; calmly; coolly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an impartially dispassionate manner
The reader who reads science fiction dispassionately is likely to be struck by how closely the human imagination is tied to reality, even when it deliberately sets out to violate it.
This perspective allows her to observe any dilemma dispassionately and solve problems that go beyond linear logic.
She would have given a great deal to be able to recall dispassionately all they had said and done that night.
Things are made to arouse our passion, so long as meanness and villainy prevail; and if old men, knowing the balance of the world, can contemplate them all "dispassionately," more clearly than any thing else, to my mind, that proves the beauty of being young.
Still, considered dispassionately, the DNC convention policing was less violent than it might have been.
I had renovated several old properties in England and was trying to look at the house dispassionately.
Once emotions enter into the equation, any ability to dispassionately judge the value of an item is easily lost.
Obama came from a completely different background, which surely equips him to understand and feel pain of other similarly situated people, but he also appears to be a cool clinician as he dispassionately dissects people's pain with the result that he gets far too little credit for understanding and truly sympathizing.
If they've crossed the line to the point where they are pursuing a personal vendetta, their ability to clearly and dispassionately assess what's best for their clients is compromised.
When asked why the authorities originally arrested him, Khun Myint Tun explained dispassionately that he was arrested "for having a book."
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.