Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
References in periodicals archive ?
It's an impassioned dispassionateness, a viewing of issues from every side.
Further defined as the absence of craving or as dispassionateness, detachment-as used in the Buddha's discourses - suggests not only a lack of desire for material objects but also a "fading away" of passions of all kinds, including for one's own religious viewpoint.
Such an approach can be defended on the grounds that it implicitly guarantees the qualities of accuracy, fidelity, caution and dispassionateness that we have come to expect in scholarly editions; at the very least it should ensure that the edition is no more misleading than the original.
And here comes a certified Great Thinker to tell you that what really counts is not dispassionateness but, on the contrary, passion.