Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not influenced by strong feelings or emotions; impartial.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Free from passion; calm; composed; impartial; unmoved by strong emotion; cool; applied to persons: as, dispassionate men or judges.
  • Not dictated by passion; not proceeding from temper or bias; impartial: applied to actions or sentiments: as, dispassionate proceedings; dispassionate views.
  • Synonyms Cool, serene, temperate, moderate, collected, unruffled, sober.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Free from passion; not warped, prejudiced, swerved, or carried away by passion or feeling; judicial; calm; composed.
  • adjective Not dictated by passion; not proceeding from temper or bias; impartial

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective not showing, and not affected by emotion, bias, or prejudice

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice

Etymologies

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dis- +‎ passionate

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