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dispassionate

adjective uk   /dɪˈspæʃ.ən.ət/ us  
able to think clearly or make good decisions because of not being influenced by emotions: In all the media hysteria, there was one journalist whose comments were clear-sighted and dispassionate.
dispassionately
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Translations of “dispassionate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 冷靜的,鎮靜的,沈著的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冷静的,镇静的,沉着的…
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