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Definition of Dispassionate


  1. Free from passion; not warped, prejudiced, swerved, or carried away by passion or feeling; judicial; calm; composed.
  2. Not dictated by passion; not proceeding from temper or bias; impartial; as, dispassionate proceedings; a dispassionate view.

Dispassionate Quotations

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion, for the real and for the truth.
Abraham Maslow

Is E.T. out there? Well, I work at the SETI Institute. That's almost my name. SETI: Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. In other words, I look for aliens, and when I tell people that at a cocktail party, they usually look at me with a mildly incredulous look on their face. I try to keep my own face somewhat dispassionate.
Seth Shostak

In a perfect world, probably we'd never yell, we'd just be firm and dispassionate. But of course, everyone yells at their children.
Ayelet Waldman

If good history is dispassionate history, it must naturally wait until the passions of the period subside.
James Buchan

Good physicians are rarely dispassionate. They agonize and self-doubt over patients.
Siddhartha Mukherjee
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Dispassionate Translations

dispassionate in German is leidenschaftslos
dispassionate in Spanish is desapasionado
dispassionate in Swedish is sansad, lugn

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