Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Tuesday Tip: Disinterested or Uninterested?

These are two words that are often misused. Here's how you can tell that you're using them correctly.

Someone who is disinterested is unbiased or has no stake in the outcome of a decision.
  • The judge read the verdict in a disinterested voice.
Someone who is uninterested is indifferent or bored.
  • Stacey could hardly stay awake because she was uninterested in her boyfriend's football stories.

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