Definition of 'impassive'

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She continued examining the documents with an impassive face. Carlos Acosta No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)His impassive, bearded face again cracks a smile. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Danes look on with impassive surprise. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The apparently impassive human face in the huge anonymous war machine - but how did this pilot feel? Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is about remaining impassive, keeping a clear head and plotting the next stage of the operation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That's a question for the two impassive figures who are walking slowly out of the heat haze. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As he approached the Chancellor it was noticed that his lips were trembling slightly in his otherwise impassive face. Christopher Hibbert DISRAELI: A Personal History (2004)They were engaged in a mass synchronised dance, encouraged by two impassive men sitting in a van with loudspeakers on the roof. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the labourer's son from Dagenham remained impassive. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's always there in its place, calm and impassive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the labourer's son from Dagenham remained impassive as tens of thousands of voices shouted his name. Leo McKinstry Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)With his right hand on the mike, his left hand in his trousers, he remains impassive yet emits a palpable sense of loss. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'impassive'

British English: impassive ADJECTIVE
If someone is impassive or their face is impassive, they are not showing any emotion.
He searched the man's impassive face for some indication that he understood.


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