Angela’s ABCs disinterested and uninterested

Words easily confused: Disinterested and uninterested

Disinterested and uninterested have very different meanings.

Disinterested means impartial, unbiased, unprejudiced. Uninterested means not interested.

‘In court, the judge must maintain a disinterested approach to the proceedings.’

‘The court reporter was so uninterested in the proceedings that he nodded off to sleep.’

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