Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Free from bias; impartial; dispassionate.
  • Not exhibiting passion or strong emotion; especially, not angry.

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

  • adjective Not passionate; dispassionate.

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

  • adjective not passionate

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

un- +‎ passionate

Examples

  • It was lame and unpassionate, but I think we were both glad at least to have it finally for our resumes.

    carry me back to old virginny

  • The elegant text "If arrogance is the refusal to squander yourself on the unpassionate and the unfascinating, then he is arrogant" is juxtaposed with deceptively simple line drawings by Frances Halsband.

    "Never Let Me Go is not a Christmas book."

  • The elegant text "If arrogance is the refusal to squander yourself on the unpassionate and the unfascinating, then he is arrogant" is juxtaposed with deceptively simple line drawings by Frances Halsband.

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  • He drew her into an easy, unpassionate, soothing exchange.

    The Ideal Bride

  • And neither the government of the United States, nor the government of Cuba, and not even us in exile, can make an unbias and an unpassionate decision here.

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: Gonzalez Family Spokesman: Elian's Future Should be Decided in Family Court - January 7, 2000

  • The fingers of fear enclosed her and her mind said to her, like the cold, unpassionate voice of a stranger: _The Gerns have found us.

    Space Prison

  • She wondered how Richard could endure hearing that hoarse vehemence from the lips of one whom he must wish to be gentle and unpassionate.

    The Judge

  • But it communicated itself in their long unpassionate kiss.

    The Judge

  • Tender-hearted, unpassionate, and comfortable natures always get much harder when they suffer, for so they lose the fear and reverence and wonder they once had for everybody who ever has to suffer, for now they know themselves what it is to suffer and it is not so awful any longer to them when they know too, just as well as all the others, how to have it.

    Three Lives Stories of The Good Anna, Melanctha and The Gentle Lena

  • The rebukes and chiding, which their faults will sometimes make hardly to be avoided, should not only be in sober, grave, and unpassionate words, but also alone and in private: but the commendations children deserve, they should receive before others.

    Some Thoughts Concerning Education. Sections 61-70

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