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How to use impassive in a sentence

Upon his return to Capheaton from his triumphant battle on the hustings he had been as impassive as his traditions demanded.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Probably what most recommended her to the critical mind of Miss Warrender was her impassive taciturnity.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A pallid haze breathes wanly on the surface of the impassive sky.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
But Harvey remained impassive, detached, his eyes on the photographer's white muslin screen.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Over the stern impassive features of Caleb Landor came a look of yearning tenderness.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
Then again, once the dusk filled the glade my impassive victim would become alert and up to some of his devilish tricks.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Everything which has come down from the ancient monarchies is calm, impassive, imperturbable.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
But her marble figure remained impassive, her white lips curled in disdainful smile.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
The soldier's eye flashed fire, but his features remained impassive, and not a muscle of his face stirred.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
The weather had distempered even this impassive creature; and as I went on upstairs I was the less ashamed of my own discomposure.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPASSIVE

  • apathetic
  • cool
  • impassive
  • indifferent
  • irresolute
  • lackluster
  • listless
  • lukewarm
  • neutral
  • passive
  • perfunctory
  • spiritless
  • tame
  • tepid
  • unenthusiastic
  • uninterested
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