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dispassionately

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Without passion; calmly; coolly.

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  • adverb in a dispassionate manner

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

  • adverb in an impartially dispassionate manner

Etymologies

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dispassionate +‎ -ly

Examples

  • 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.

    January 2007

  • 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.

    In 1949, Science Fiction Was a Just a Fad

  • This perspective allows her to observe any dilemma dispassionately and solve problems that go beyond linear logic.

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  • She would have given a great deal to be able to recall dispassionately all they had said and done that night.

    Ship Of Magic

  • 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.

    Erema — My Father's Sin

  • Once emotions enter into the equation, any ability to dispassionately judge the value of an item is easily lost.

    Lighten Up

  • 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.

    Frank A. Weil: Working With Roosevelt

  • 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.

    Frank A. Weil: Working With Roosevelt

  • Still, considered dispassionately, the DNC convention policing was less violent than it might have been.

    Discourse.net: Something About International Conferences Brings Out the Worst in Police

  • I had renovated several old properties in England and was trying to look at the house dispassionately.

    Mi Pullman: remodeling a Mexican Art Nouveau townhouse I

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