affectless

adjective af·fect·less \ ˈa-ˌfekt-ləs , a-ˈfekt- \

Definition of affectless

:showing or expressing no emotion; also :unfeeling
  • a ruthless affectless society

affectlessness

noun

Examples of affectless in a Sentence

  1. an affectless analysis of the cost of the war purely in pecuniary terms

  2. the accused remained affectless throughout the long trial

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First Known Use of affectless

1904


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