adjective satellite unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice
- a journalist should be a dispassionate reporter of fact
- Free from passion; not warped, prejudiced, swerved, or carried away by passion or feeling; judicial; calm; composed.
Wise and dispassionate men.
- Not dictated by passion; not proceeding from temper or bias; impartial; as, dispassionate proceedings; a dispassionate view.
Syn. -- Calm; cool; composed serene; unimpassioned; temperate; moderate; impartial; unruffled.
-- Dis*pas"sion*ate*ly, adv. -- Dis*pas"sion*ate*ness, n.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."
-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.
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