emo·​tion·​less | \ i-ˈmō-shən-ləs How to pronounce emotionless (audio) \

Definition of emotionless

: showing, having, or expressing no emotion an emotionless stare

Other Words from emotionless

emotionlessly adverb
emotionlessness noun

Examples of emotionless in a Sentence

She did her job with emotionless efficiency. endured an unsatisfying marriage to a seemingly emotionless man
Recent Examples on the Web Thankfully, Schreiber handles the seemingly impossible job of taking the Master Chief character—defined by the plot as a necessarily emotionless husk of a human—and imbuing life and empathy into him without betraying his origins. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, 14 Mar. 2022 His main character has an emotionless face that looks like the porcelain face of an old doll crafted in Eastern Europe. Karen Idelson, Variety, 8 Mar. 2022 After the jurors were discharged, Holmes, wearing a mask and seemingly emotionless, went down the line of her supporters in the San Jose courtroom. Sara Ashley O'brien, CNN, 4 Jan. 2022 The 1999 film reflected an online world made up of a series of databases, in which the enemies were emotionless machines intent on keeping humanity under control. David Sims, The Atlantic, 21 Dec. 2021 Jurors were emotionless as the verdicts were read Tuesday afternoon. Chao Xiong, Star Tribune, 28 Apr. 2021 Vision is literally fighting an evil, emotionless version of himself. Chancellor Agard, EW.com, 5 Mar. 2021 Some say the financial industry is emotionless by default, but that's not true. Alex Kreger, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2021 In the classic sci-fi film Invasion of the Body Snatchers, aliens come down to Earth and essentially start producing emotionless human duplicates. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, 24 Feb. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of emotionless

1843, in the meaning defined above

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“Emotionless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emotionless. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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