unexpressive


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un·ex·pres·sive

 (ŭn′ĭk-sprĕs′ĭv)
adj.
1. Not conveying the meaning intended or the emotion felt.
2. Archaic Inexpressible.

un′ex·pres′sive·ly adv.
un′ex·pres′sive·ness n.

unexpressive

(ˌʌnɪkˈsprɛsɪv)
adj
another word for inexpressive

in•ex•pres•sive

(ˌɪn ɪkˈsprɛs ɪv)

adj.
1. not expressive; lacking in expression.
2. Obs. inexpressible.
[1645–55]
in`ex•pres′sive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unexpressive - deliberately impassive in mannerunexpressive - deliberately impassive in manner; "deadpan humor"; "his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read"
incommunicative, uncommunicative - not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions

unexpressive

adjective expressionless, blank, impassive, vacant, inscrutable, emotionless, inexpressive Frido's voice was unexpressive as he continued.
Translations

unexpressive

[ˈʌnɪksˈpresɪv] ADJinexpresivo

unexpressive

adj style, eyesausdruckslos
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