Definition of Interestedness

1. Noun. The state of being interested.

Generic synonyms: Cognitive State, State Of Mind
Derivative terms: Interested



Definition of Interestedness

1. n. The state or quality of being interested; selfishness.

Definition of Interestedness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being interested, or having an interest; selfishness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Interestedness

1. The state or quality of being interested; selfishness. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Interestedness

interequinoctial
interess
interessed
interesses
interessing
interest
interest-bearing
interest expense
interest group
interest rate
interest rate swap
interest rates
interestable
interested
interestedly
interestedness (current term)
interester
interesterification
interesterifications
interesterified
interesterifies
interesterify
interesterifying
interesters
interesting
interesting condition
interestingly
interestingly enough
interestingness
interestless

Literary usage of Interestedness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Royal Exile: Or, Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of Her Majesty by John Adolphus (1821)
"When my accusers offered to load me with wealth, on condition of depriving me of my honour, my habitual dis« interestedness, and my conscious integrity, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Moral Ideals by John Grote (1876)
"Jf it has however much of the character of thought, it would be better called 'self-interestedness.' This sort of reflexion furnishes of course sometimes ..."

3. Lectures on Systematic Theology: Embracing Lectures on Moral Government by Charles Grandison Finney (1846)
"... from circumstances, some one or more of the propensities will gain so uniform a control of the will as By interestedness is meant se//"-interestedness. ..."

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