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impersonal

adjective   /ɪmˈpɜː.sən.əl/ disapproving
without human warmth; not friendly and without features that make people feel interested or involved impersonal She has a very cold and impersonal manner. Hospitals always seem so impersonal – rows of identical beds in dull grey rooms.646
not referring to people or a particular person by name impersonal He always tried to keep the discussions impersonal so that no one would be offended.
specialized language An impersonal verb or sentence has the subject ‘it’ and does not refer to a particular person or thing, as in the sentence It’s cold outside. impersonal
(Definition of impersonal from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

impersonal

adjective /imˈpəːsənl/
not showing, or being affected by, personal feelings impersonal His manner was formal and impersonal.
(linguistics ) (of a verb) having a subject which does not refer to a person, thing etc impersonal In the sentence ’It snowed last night’, ’snowed’ is an example of an impersonal verb.
impersonally adverb
impersonalmente
impersonality /-ˈna-/ noun
impersonalidad
(Definition of impersonal from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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