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English definition of “impassive”

impassive

adjective uk   /ɪmˈpæs.ɪv/ us  
describes a person's face when it expresses no emotion, because they seem not to be affected by the situation they are experiencingNot showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
impassively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
The defendant sat impassively in the dock while evidence was given against him.Not showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
impassivity
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪm.pæsˈɪv.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/
Not showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
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