Examples of impassive in a Sentence
Her face remained impassive throughout the trial.
she remained impassive as the officers informed her of her son's death
Recent Examples of impassive from the Web
Smiling, sobbing, glamorous, haunted, impassive, enigmatic and -- in the end -- crushed.
Mueller has remained an impassive cypher: the stoic, silent figure at the center of America’s political gyre.
Williams is also not a natural on-screen talent, perhaps because her intensity and focus have long been channeled into an impassive game-face and a self-expression confined to hitting tennis balls.
Rodin obscures his mortal’s faces; Phidias’ goddesses have lost their heads which, judging from surviving pedimental heads, would have been impassive.
As Fallon tries unsuccessfully to get to the bottom of this most unusual of knowledge gaps, De Niro remains perfectly impassive — and very much in character as De Niro.
In the experiment, the children sat in the laps of their silent and impassive mothers, who were blindfolded so the babies would not pick up on any unintentional facial clues.
To be sure, Thoroughbreds boasts an atmosphere so impassive that the film’s deadly Hitchcockian twists seem downright plausible.
The daze in which Marina seems trapped can feel impassive, even off-putting, until the viewer realizes how narrow her channels are for honesty and expression.
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Synonym Discussion of impassive
- met the news with an impassive look
- was resolutely stoic even in adversity
- a phlegmatic man unmoved by tears
- charitable appeals met an apathetic response
- stolid workers wedded to routine
IMPASSIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of impassive for English Language Learners
: not showing emotion
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