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
The standardized four-page checklist describes each Islamic State drone mission in chillingly impassive detail: Mission type (spy, bombing, training).
The place is Caroline County, Va., where Richard Loving, a white man with a rugged face, blond crew cut and impassive gaze, might be mistaken for a comfortable fit in a racist culture.
What had been built to seem so solid was fragile in the face of time because time is impassive, more animal than human.
The contraption stared back, impassive as a Buckingham Palace guard.
Shaq by then was anchored to the bench with five fouls, his face utterly impassive.
Moving to the next room, Walton watches representations of Sweeney on three screens — his face, rapt and impassive; his gaze, represented by the dot skittering across the gameplay; his vital signs, monitored in cool electronic blips.
As the jury forewoman read each guilty count in a clear, solemn voice, Libby was impassive, remaining seated at the defense table, gazing straight ahead with hands crossed.
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IMPASSIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of impassive for English Language Learners
: not showing emotion
IMPASSIVE Defined for Kids
Definition of impassive for Students
: not feeling or showing emotion an impassive face
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