AskDefine | Define dispassionate

Dictionary Definition

dispassionate adj : unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice; "a journalist should be a dispassionate reporter of fact" [syn: cold-eyed]

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  1. not showing, and not affected by emotion, bias, or prejudice


not showing, and not affected by emotion, bias, or prejudice
  • Finnish: kiihkoton, maltillinen

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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