from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In a disinterested manner; impartially, dispassionately.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a disinterested manner; without bias or prejudice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a disinterested manner; unselfishly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. without bias; without selfish motives
"And I advise you" -- Mr. Pyeburt paused, as he thought of a better word than "disinterestedly" -- "as a friend, to jump at it.
Jim gave the man the code; he nodded disinterestedly and gave them a thumbs-up.
Whenever they were in a spot the military helped them in working out a quick fix while the nation looked on disinterestedly.
Why, if a consumer wants a mindless Friday night of commercial movie purposefully playing my own game of "Film or Movie?" for a moment fun, does he have to click disinterestedly through the listings on Fandango sometimes several weeks in a row because there's nothing appealing to an audience outside of the diversity of hormonal teenage boys or vampire mania?
The Times reports (totally disinterestedly) on print media's hope "for a kind of time machine."
In the Financial TimesTyler Brûlé reported on the contorted agonies of trying to read an iPad by the pool (albeit not disinterestedly, as his Monocle publishing empire is launching a newspaper for the better sort of Mediterranean resort):
But let us at the same time abandon our superstitious beliefs about knowledge: that it is ever sufficient; that it can of itself solve problems; that it is intrinsically good; that it can be used objectively or disinterestedly.
The librarian behind the checkout desk glances at Asmador disinterestedly as he enters, then turns away.
While I can't think of many writers who aren't readers, they aren't all equally gifted when it comes to thinking about literature as a whole, in the abstract, or disinterestedly, all of which an expert reader needs to be able to do.
Their little greyhound, Racer, came with her and sniffed me disinterestedly, and loped away.