noninvolvement love

Definitions

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

  • noun Lack of emotional involvement.
  • noun Failure or refusal to become involved, especially in the affairs of another nation; nonintervention.

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  • noun Lack of involvement.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ involvement

Examples

  • He only shrugged his shoulders in noninvolvement, but his countenance had a sliver of conviction for such a show of perspicacity.

    Magnum Opus, or A Portrait of the Artist as a Dead Man

  • In this situation, given how economically powerful the United States had become, American “noninvolvement” was impossible—because any substantial commercial and financial relations with Europe were bound to affect the balance of resources somehow.9 Three economic flows were particularly important: U.S. trade with the Central Powers and other continental nations, financing for the Allied war effort by private U.S. institutions, and U.S. trade with the Allies.

    How Wars end

  • On the other hand, the researchers wrote, some doctors preferred these amnio abortions because they offer "relative noninvolvement."

    Re: Am I Blue? - Swampland - TIME.com

  • My emphatic counsel to the armed forces is to observe and abide by the military rule of noninvolvement in politics.

    Let the Swords Encircle Me

  • But they believe the risks of noninvolvement, losing the Afghan democracy, having the Taliban come back in and institute the most repressive government in modern history against women and little girls, giving free reign to the Afghan -- Al Qaeda, all over Afghanistan -- those risks are far greater.

    CNN Transcript Feb 22, 2009

  • Mittsey's campaign would have a better chance of convincing folks of their noninvolvement if they had chosen Ghouliani as the push-poller.

    Exclusive: Romney Campaign Referred Reporters to Anti-Romney Call Recipients Without Disclosing That They Were On Romney Payroll

  • The Man of Steel talks about sequels, his noninvolvement in it »

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  • But they believe the risks of noninvolvement, losing the Afghan democracy, having the Taliban come back in and institute the most repressive government in modern history against women and little girls, giving free reign to the Afghan -- Al Qaeda, all over Afghanistan -- those risks are far greater.

    CNN Transcript Feb 17, 2009

  • So far, the biggest fallout has been Nathanson's public statement of noninvolvement.

    The Heidi Chronicles

  • George Bush repeated his pledge of noninvolvement last week even as he announced what amounted to a new military intervention in Iraq -- one that ran a distinct risk of drawing the United States into another quagmire.

    A Lifeline In Iraq

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