Dispassionate Dis*pas"sion*ate, a. 1. Free from passion; not warped, prejudiced, swerved, or carried away by passion or feeling; judicial; calm; composed. [1913 Webster]

Wise and dispassionate men. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]

2. Not dictated by passion; not proceeding from temper or bias; impartial; as, dispassionate proceedings; a dispassionate view.

Syn: Calm; cool; composed serene; unimpassioned; temperate; moderate; impartial; unruffled. -- {Dis*pas"sion*ate*ly}, adv. -- {Dis*pas"sion*ate*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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