Definition of disinterestedly in US English:



  • See disinterested

    • ‘With no selfish motive, or desire to be awarded here or hereafter, quite disinterestedly have I devoted my life to the cause of independence, because I could not do otherwise.’
    • ‘I saw a number of people crying at the veterans’ rally, and a number of people drifting around disinterestedly.’
    • ‘Even as Manuel reprimanded them during his speech, many sat there disinterestedly, napped or kept busy with other things.’
    • ‘I sighed and studied my pencil disinterestedly.’
    • ‘American foreign policy has rarely been disinterestedly philanthropic.’