unemotional

adjective un·emo·tion·al \ ˌən-i-ˈmō-shnəl , -shə-nᵊl \
Updated on: 18 Jan 2018

Definition of unemotional

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

unemotionally

adverb

Examples of unemotional in a Sentence

  1. He was a cold and unemotional person.

  2. a surprisingly unemotional expression for someone who was just informed that his wife was missing

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First Known Use of unemotional

1876


UNEMOTIONAL Defined for English Language Learners

unemotional

adjective

Definition of unemotional for English Language Learners

  • : not emotional : not showing emotion


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