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 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 Spock’s father Sarek says, at the end of the movie,an emotionless man finding words of kindness. Peter Hartlaub, SFChronicle.com, 23 Dec. 2020 Matthew Stafford isn’t an emotionless football robot. Carlos Monarrez, Detroit Free Press, 24 Sep. 2020 Gardenhire possessed an emotionless sense of humor. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, 20 Sep. 2020 Her face remained emotionless as the judge read her charges of three counts of first-degree homicide. Bree Burkitt, USA TODAY, 22 Jan. 2020

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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 Dec. 2021.

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: showing, having, or expressing no emotion


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