blankly : Definition, Usages, News and More
- r without expression; in a blank manner
she stared at him blankly
- You stare blankly across the room at the others staring blankly back, everyone silently asking the question: Am I going to make it? When you're facing that kind of primal question .
- But when pressed on the issue, Yi turns away and fills the room with an uncomfortable silence, and his father smiles blankly without responding.
- Japanese soldiers, allowed to keep their arms until sufficient Chinese forces arrived in the city that the Japanese had possessed but never won, stared blankly at the joyous .
News & Articles
- The Stroller: 'Fed up'
Poor customer service — not even a "Thank you" or "Have a good day" — has Andrea Abraham of Spartanburg wondering what happened to common courtesy at businesses she visits throughout the county. "Time after time, after I've conducted business, I'm stared at blankly without even a ‘Have a good day,' much less, God forbid, an actual ‘Thank you' or a smile," she says. "Unfortunately, this trend is ...
June 7, 2013 - Spartanburg Herald-Journal
- Henry Kissinger in Newsday
I don't believe she recognized me,Kissinger said. "She looked at me blankly, as I recall. I don't remember her saying anything, just looking."
- Christopher Guest in guardian.co.uk
In real life, people fumble their words,says Guest. "They repeat themselves and stare blankly off into space and don't listen properly to what other people are saying. I find that kind of speech fascinating but screenwriters never write...
- St Ambrose in MSNBC
Village Administrator Martin D'Ambrose said, "We're not restricting access. We could have blankly said look, you can't come and live in our village - that would be wrong, and we didn't do that. There are places you can live, carry on your life and...