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impassiveadjective

uk   /ɪmˈpæs.ɪv/  us   /ɪmˈpæs.ɪv/
impassively
adverb uk   /ɪmˈpæs.ɪv.li/  us   /ɪmˈpæs.ɪv.li/
The defendant sat impassively in the dock while evidence was given against him.
impassivity
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪm.pæsˈɪv.ə.ti/  us   /ˌɪm.pæsˈɪv.ə.t̬i/
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"impassive" in American English

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impassiveadjective

 us   /ɪmˈpæs·ɪv/
not showing or feeling any emotion: Nick kept his face impassive but his mind was racing.
impassively
adverb  us   /ɪmˈpæs·ɪv·li/
Even as the guilty verdict was read, he stared impassively ahead.
(Definition of impassive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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