not attracting your attention or interest; not interesting It was an uninteresting book on genealogy. The food was dull and uninteresting. Which Word?interested / interesting / uninterested / disinterested / uninteresting The opposite of interested is uninterested or not interested:He is completely uninterested in politics. I am not really interested in politics. Disinterested means that you can be fair in judging a situation because you do not feel personally involved in it:A solicitor can give you disinterested advice. However, in speech it is sometimes used instead of uninterested, although this is thought to be incorrect. The opposite of interesting can be uninteresting:The food was dull and uninteresting. It is more common to use a different word such as dull or boring.