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.
AS a mass brawl erupted all around him, Jack Ross remained impassive, hands in pockets, surveying the scene.
Mr Daynes said Philip remained impassive in the Range Rover, adding: "While the policeman was talking to me, the Duke didn't move a muscle.
Patrick said Philip remained impassive in the Range Rover, adding: "While the policeman was talking to me, the duke didn't move a muscle.
It focuses on the soul-body relation, discussing various Platonic, Aristotelian, and Stoic views before arguing that there is only a soul-trace in the body, while the reasoning soul itself is impassive and flawless.
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?