Examples of undemonstrative in a Sentence
His father was distant and undemonstrative.
an undemonstrative person by nature, he nevertheless loved his wife very much
Recent Examples of undemonstrative from the Web
But the comedy is pierced with jagged flashbacks to her dead best friend, Boo—and tragic loss is also at the core of Fleabag’s difficult relationship with her family, especially her stiff, undemonstrative father.
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First Known Use of undemonstrative
Synonymsaffectless, apathetic, cold-blooded, emotionless, impassible, numb, passionless, phlegmatic, stoic (or stoical), stolid, impassive, unemotional
Antonymsdemonstrative, emotional, fervent, fervid, hot-blooded, impassioned, passional, passionate, vehement
Related Wordscold, cool, dispassionate, unmoved; calm, collected, composed; imperturbable, unflappable; reserved, reticent, taciturn; bland, blank, deadpan, dry, empty, expressionless, inexpressive, stone-faced, straight-faced, vacant, wooden; enigmatic (also enigmatical), impenetrable, inscrutable; aloof, bloodless, detached, indifferent, insensible, unconcerned, unsentimental; impersonal, objective, unresponsive; hard-hearted, pitiless, unfeeling; inconsiderate, thoughtless
Near Antonymsblazing, burning, fiery, flaming, glowing, red-hot; ardent, enthusiastic, gung ho, warm-blooded, zealous; gushing, maudlin, mawkish, mushy, sentimental; dramatic, histrionic, melodramatic, overemotional, overheated, perfervid; compassionate, responsive, sympathetic; reactive, sensitive
UNDEMONSTRATIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of undemonstrative for English Language Learners
: not showing emotion or feelings in a free and open way : not demonstrative
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