Disinteress Dis*in"ter*ess, v. t. [F. d['e]sint['e]resser to deprive of interest in; pref. d['e]s- (L. dis-) + int['e]resser to interest, fr. L. interesse to import, concern. See {Interest}, and cf. {Disinterest}.] To deprive or rid of interest in, or regard for; to disengage. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • disinteress — transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ es) Etymology: French désintéresser, from dés dis (I) + intéresser to interest more at interest obsolete : disinterest …   Useful english dictionary

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