noun Date: 1692 absence of passion ; coolness

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  • Dispassion — Dis*pas sion, n. Freedom from passion; an undisturbed state; apathy. Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dispassion — index disinterest (lack of prejudice), objectivity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dispassion — dispassionate ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not influenced by strong emotion; rational and impartial. DERIVATIVES dispassion noun dispassionately adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • dispassion — noun objectivity and detachment her manner assumed a dispassion and dryness very unlike her usual tone • Syn: ↑dispassionateness, ↑dryness • Derivationally related forms: ↑dry (for: ↑dryness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dispassion — /dis pash euhn/, n. the state or quality of being unemotional or emotionally uninvolved. [1685 95; DIS 1 + PASSION] * * * …   Universalium

  • dispassion — noun Freedom from passion; an undisturbed state; apathy …   Wiktionary

  • dispassion — Synonyms and related words: Olympian detachment, abnegation, abstinence, accidia, acedia, aloofness, anesthesia, apathy, ataraxia, ataraxy, autism, benumbedness, blah, blahs, bovinity, calm, calmness, carelessness, casualness, catatonia, chill,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dispassion — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being just and unbiased: detachment, disinterest, disinterestedness, dispassionateness, equitableness, fair mindedness, fairness, impartiality, impartialness, justice, justness, nonpartisanship …   English dictionary for students

  • dispassion — n. lack of emotional involvement and detachment; objectivity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dispassion — n. 1. Calmness, calm, dispassionateness, collectedness, freedom from agitation, unruffled state. 2. Apathy, insensibility, impassibility, coldness, dulness, torpor, indifference, unconcern, want of feeling …   New dictionary of synonyms

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