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inscrutable

adjective uk   /ɪnˈskruː.tɪ.bl̩/ us    /-t̬ə-/
(especially of a person or their expression) not showing emotions or thoughts and therefore very difficult to understand or get to know: an inscrutable face/expression/smileNot showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
inscrutably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us    /-t̬ə-/
She smiled inscrutably.Not showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
inscrutability
noun [U] uk   /ɪnˌskruː.tɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ us    /-t̬əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
Not showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
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