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Definition of Dispassionate

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

There are two men in Tolstoy. He is a mystic and he is also a realist. He is addicted to the practice of a pietism that for all its sincerity is nothing if not vague and sentimental; and he is the most acute and dispassionate of observers, the most profound and earnest student of character and emotion.
William Ernest Henley

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

My father was the most rational and the most dispassionate of men.
Simon Newcomb

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

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