stone-faced

adjective
\ ˈstōn-ˌfāst How to pronounce stone-faced (audio) \

Definition of stone-faced

: showing no emotion : expressionless

First Known Use of stone-faced

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stone-faced was in 1876

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“Stone-faced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stone-faced. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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