The definition of dispassionate is someone who is calm, not influenced by emotions or without bias.
An example of someone dispassionate is a good judge.
Not influenced by strong feelings or emotions; impartial: a dispassionate reporter.
(comparative more dispassionate, superlative most dispassionate)
dis- + passionate
- Henry Clay, contrasting him with Jefferson, said that Jefferson had more genius, Madison more judgment and common sense; that Jefferson was a visionary and a theorist; Madison cool, dispassionate, practical, and safe.'
- It need not affect the opinion of dispassionate students.
- Those of Bishop Watson and Lord Hailes were the best, but simply because they contented themselves with a dispassionate exposition of the general argument in favour of Christianity.
- That was Howie to a tee; totally dispassionate and prosaic, ready to join the gang and do someone else's bidding but seldom a decision maker.
- It is taken, strangely enough, from an Israelite source, but the tone of the whole is quite dispassionate and objective.