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5 June 2021 — Disinterested

 

How would you improve this word choice?

 

Bored child surrounded by toys

Aiden has become disinterested in his toys. He wants to play with friends.

 

Choose one option.
 

1.

Aiden has become disinterested in his toys. He wants to play with friends.

2.

Aiden has become uninterested in his toys. He wants to play with friends.

3.

Aiden has become uninteresting in his toys. He wants to play with friends.

4.

Aiden has become not interested in his toys. He wants to play with friends.

 

GLOSSARY

  • controversy (N) – dispute, debate, disagreement
  • disinterested (Adj) – impartial, not influenced by something for personal advantage; unbiased
  • dispute (N) – argument, disagreement, quarrel, difference of opinion
  • uninterested (Adj) – indifferent, not having feelings of interest, not engaged, bored
  • interested (Adj) – [1] having a feeling of interest, being engaged or drawn to something; [2] seeking advantage, favor or profit from a situation
  • neutral (Adj) – not aligned with or supporting any side or position in a controversy (a dispute)
  • profit (N) – gain, payment, advantage, reward or favor; (V) take reward or payment
  • settle (V) – arrange matters in a dispute; come to an agreement; help two sides find a solution to end a disagreement; They settled their own divorce. They hired a mediator to settle the land dispute.

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