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Related to impassively: apathetically, stolidity


1. Devoid of or not subject to emotion.
2. Revealing no emotion; expressionless.
3. Archaic Incapable of physical sensation.
4. Motionless; still.

[in- + passive, suffering (obsolete).]

im·pas′sive·ly adv.
im·pas′sive·ness, im′pas·siv′i·ty n.
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Adv.1.impassively - in an impassive manner; "he submitted impassively to his arrest"
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[ɪmˈpæsɪvlɪ] ADVimpasiblemente, sin inmutarse
he listened impassivelyescuchó impasible or sin inmutarse


[ɪmˈpæsɪvli] advimpassiblement


(imˈpӕsiv) adjective
not feeling or showing emotion. an impassive face.
imˈpassively adverb
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She and Martin had less than ever to say to each other, though in his own grim way he was more thoughtful, giving her to understand that there were no longer any restrictions laid upon her purchasing, and even suggesting that they remodel the house; as if, she thought impassively, at this late day, it could matter what she bought or in what she lived.
You'll call when you're ready for cheese," said Sally impassively.
He commenced to speak at some length, very impassively, very deliberately.
It was uttered impassively, as the bird sings his note.
I am seldom out in the streets after dark," said the little man impassively, "and never very late.
There are American vendettas," said the priest impassively.
Wenger sat impassively in his dug-out, and his misery was complete as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed a penalty.
The defendants stood impassively in the dock, flanked by eight dock officers, as they were asked to confirm their name, date of birth and nationality.
He stood impassively in the dock while the charges were read out to him, speaking only to confirm his address and date of birth before being led away.
The eight-time Grand Slam champion sat impassively through Djokovic's 6-3 6-4 6-2 win over Marcel Granollers, a performance the second seed later described as "a bit rusty".
Williams, who owns a house in Boyd Close, Leasowe, but resides in Blacon, Chester, sat impassively throughout, speaking only to confirm her name and enter her plea from HMP Styal.
Appalling footage viewed by individuals impassively munching sandwiches as they sated their desire for gore.