impassive


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impassive

(ĭm-păs′ĭv)
adj.
1. Devoid of or not subject to emotion.
2. Revealing no emotion; expressionless.

im·pas′sive·ly adv.
im·pas′sive·ness, im′pas·siv′i·ty n.
References in classic literature ?
The doctor looked at him with grim, impassive face.
She had a proud, finely cut face, so regular that it might have seemed impassive were it not for the sensitive mouth and the beautiful dark, eager eyes.
She had then taken the impassive figure in her arms, and, still upon her knees, was weeping over it, kissing it, calling to it, rocking it to and fro upon her bosom like a child, and trying every tender means to rouse the dormant senses.
No, my Lord," replied the impassive young man; "your Lordship may be assured that it requires more than the tricks and coquetry of a woman to corrupt me.
From the Rue de Bons Enfants to that of the Ferronnerie, from the Rue Saint Thomas-du-Louvre to the Pont Neuf, from the Rue Richelieu to the Porte Saint Honore, there were more than ten thousand armed men; those who were at the front hurled defiance at the impassive sentinels of the regiment of guards posted around the Palais Royal, the gates of which were closed behind them, a precaution which made their situation precarious.
She did not speak very much, but as she grew older she seemed to be acquiring a quiet sense of humour, and sometimes uttered a remark which suggested that beneath her impassive exterior she was quietly bubbling with amusement at her fellow-creatures.
But we've got owners from hell Who don't seem to give a toss, They always remain impassive At a City win or a loss.
Will Simon be able to remain impassive as the emotional testimonies mount up?
With the impassive expressions on these 'VIPs'' cosmetic faces and dyed black hair, these creatures looked like the products of a taxidermist who froze them in arrogant poses for eternity.
The dock workers through the one-hour work stoppage send a loud and clear message that not only will they not remain impassive but they are fighting back," the two local unions said.
The Grey Heron at Greenbank HE STANDS as sentinel upon his plinth, Stone still amid the feathers and the flight, The air alive with movement, sound, activity, While he with posture petrified remains, Impassive as the male and female mallards, Trail their widening V-shaped wakes.