interestedness

[ in-ter-uh-stid, -truh-stid, -tuh-res-tid ]SEE DEFINITION OF interestedness
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I might give them what degree of credit I pleased; and take them with abatement for Mr. Solmes's interestedness, if I thought fit.

The especial point of excellence which characterizes the work of the Negro teacher is its interestedness.

WORD ORIGIN

"motivated by self-interest," 1705; "having an interest or stake (in something);" from past participle of interest (v.).

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