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n.1.The state or quality of being inexpressive.
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Newman had already learned that her strange inexpressiveness could be a vehicle for emotion, and he was not surprised at the muffled vivacity with which she whispered, "I thought you would try again, sir.
As Archer listened, his sense of inadequacy and inexpressiveness increased.
That little cry of distress quite genuine in its inexpressiveness, altered my feeling towards Mrs.
Mark discovered that contrary to his own mythology about his emotional inexpressiveness, he had in fact been very emotionally expressive and involved over the past 20 years.
Adopting the point of view of a "survivor of a pre-industrial humanity," Chaplin "madly and comically emphasize[s] the inexpressiveness of the world of technology" (99).
Much of the populist writing about heterosexual men (Bly 1990; Keen 1991; Biddulph 2004) has focused on their emotional inexpressiveness and restricted emotionality as key arenas of change for men.
The inexpressiveness of leading man Craig does the film few favours.
The inexpressiveness of its leading man also does Dream House few favours.
Sadly some performances are more wooden than the beams used by the dancers to stretch their limbs but those who can't act, like Winsor, can always rely on their sweat-drenched chests to distract attention from the inexpressiveness of their faces.
Both emotional inexpressiveness and EA in men with past exposure to interpersonal violence significantly predict levels of aggressive behavior beyond PTSD symptom severity and trait anger (Tull, Jakupcak, & Paulson, 2007).
The use of silence, inexpressiveness, is related to men's position of dominance; it works as a method for achieving control both in male-female and in male-male interaction (Sattel, 1983).