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Not interested in or concerned about something or someone:‘I was totally uninterested in boys’‘an uninterested voice’
indifferent to, unconcerned about, uninvolved in, uninvolved with, incurious about, apathetic towards, bored by, unmoved by, unresponsive to, blasé about, nonchalant about, offhand about, lukewarm about, unenthusiastic about, phlegmatic aboutimpassive, dispassionatealoof from, detached from, distant fromView synonyms
- ‘The councillor found the pupils quite uninterested at first as they didn't seem to realise that the work of the council affects them.’
- ‘He is proudly uninterested in anyone or anything outside of his own limited experience.’
- ‘It shows how uninterested capitalism is in preserving, prolonging, or improving human life.’
- ‘Many who had shelled out thousands for tickets seemed uninterested in the specifics of the game.’
- ‘She would often ring him and have nothing much to say or even sound bored and uninterested on the phone.’
- ‘Seven were uninterested, three left the area, three were working and two said they were simply unable.’
- ‘But if you're bored of the hype and uninterested in the gossip, there's always the music.’
- ‘When staff do materialise they seem harassed and uninterested.’
- ‘His manner was aloof, and he is said to have been uninterested in his family's concerns.’
- ‘Many foreign commentators focused on this issue, perhaps unaware that Italians are relatively uninterested in it.’
- ‘Government leaders seem uninterested or unwilling to commit to program changes and guarantees.’
- ‘A man with a walkie-talkie approached us, then two errant hounds frantic and uninterested in sandwiches.’
- ‘They are uninterested in whether these guerrillas terrorized the local population.’
- ‘It does not matter if you are uninterested in sport because the Hellenic Republic will have something to offer you.’
- ‘The woman was very vague to the point of being uninterested.’
- ‘And if the former Beatles were uninterested in their past, there was also the suggestion that the public were too.’
- ‘Andrew Motion has been sounded out, but has declared himself uninterested at present while he remains Poet Laureate.’
- ‘Many appeared unaware, or uninterested, that the film was based on a remarkable true story and believed the movie was too tame.’
- ‘The comedian shakes my hand briefly, but seems distant and uninterested.’
- ‘They become uninterested in sex and turn to comfort eating.’
On the meaning and use of uninterested and disinterested, see disinterested
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