un·​emo·​tion·​al | \ ˌən-i-ˈmō-shnəl, -shə-nᵊl How to pronounce unemotional (audio) \

Definition of unemotional

: not emotional: such as
a : not easily aroused or excited : cold
b : involving a minimum of emotion : intellectual an unemotional assessment

Other Words from unemotional

unemotionally adverb

Examples of unemotional in a Sentence

He was a cold and unemotional person. a surprisingly unemotional expression for someone who was just informed that his wife was missing
Recent Examples on the Web Seeking venture capital needs to be an unemotional and financially conscience decision. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 8 June 2022 But in a quick about-face, cross-examination found Vasquez grilling an unemotional Heard about why Depp hadn’t made eye contact with her at all during the trial. Los Angeles Times, 16 May 2022 Clayton was statuesque, and was an unemotional wall in contrast to her tears. Haley Kluge, Variety, 15 Mar. 2022 Tie your salary and benefits to unemotional, third-party benchmarking. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 7 Mar. 2022 Madikizela-Mandela was unrepentant and mostly unemotional. Toby Shapshak, Forbes, 28 Dec. 2021 This kind of nocturnal problem solving, Cartwright’s research showed, was a positive sign; people who remained depressed tended to be passive and unemotional in their dreams. Jamie Lauren Keiles Ismail Muhammad Kim Tingley Benoit Denizet-lewis Sam Anderson Jazmine Hughes Irina Aleksander Sasha Weiss Rowan Ricardo Phillips Stella Bugbee Michael Paterniti Maggie Jones Robert Draper Rob Hoerburger Jason Zengerle Reginald Dwayne Betts Jane Hu David Marchese Hanif Abdurraqib Jenna Wortham Anthony Giardina Niela Orr Amy X. Wang, New York Times, 25 Dec. 2021 Her mom was especially concerned, noting his unemotional responses. Haley Kluge, Variety, 21 Dec. 2021 Ruby's unemotional about her mother's death, telling the team that her brother Ben killed himself the day their mother was arrested for embezzling millions from her clients. Sara Netzley, EW.com, 7 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unemotional

1876, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jun 2022

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“Unemotional.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unemotional. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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