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
Mr. Trump, according to two people in his orbit, was preoccupied, uncharacteristically impassive but in generally decent spirits.
There was the creepy, impassive gardener standing on the front lawn of one house, raking leaves and staring blankly at passersby, while upstairs at another home, a woman dressed as the movie’s maid coolly looked down.
The coverage is being anchored from a raft on the Seine by two impassive, middle-aged Brits.
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.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'impassive'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of impassive
Synonym Discussion of impassive
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
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up impassive? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).