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impassive

impassive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word impassive

Definition
(adj) having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited
Synonyms : stolid
Example Sentence
  • her impassive remoteness
  • he remained impassive, showing neither interest in nor concern for our plight
  • a silent stolid creature who took it all as a matter of course
  • her face showed nothing but stolid indifference

Definition
(adj) deliberately impassive in manner
Example Sentence
  • deadpan humor
  • his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for impassive

Impassive-> A person saying-"I m Passive(Not Active)", that means he has no feelings,emotions.
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by adi_agarwal

Passive : inactive hence a person inactive in revealing emotions.zzzz
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by muralicmr

IMpressively PASSIVE
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by reachacsv

impassive=i+m+passive....i.e. someone saying.."i am passive=: deadpan , expressionless , poker-faced , unexpressive"...:)
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by verbal800

'im-' normally means 'not'...but for these words...'im' means 'yes'... 1)impassioned(lot of passion) 2)impassive(lot of passiveness)... REMEMBER...!!!
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by sravan1411

Kim was simply I.M.ing her friends in Lit class when the sad PASSage was read. Kim was impassive when the passage was read.
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by memory man

I+M+PASSIVE....passivemeans accepting or allowing what happens or what others do , without active response hence impassive
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by nileshdive

impassive = im (not) + passive; not activate by something.
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by shaktipada

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