impassiveness impassiveness

Definition(s):

  • (n) apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions

Usage(s):

  1. His impassiveness only seemed to encourage the crowd further.
  2. The figures at Asia Housewhether gods, or dancing girls, or Buddha himselfare masterpieces of impassiveness, each face a study in noble calm.
  3. In their impassiveness they resembled Indians at a pow-wow with white men.
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/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /