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.’