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adverb as in patiently

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The Israeli soldiers, my age, sat impassively on a bench while babies cried and a man complained about gratuitous humiliation.

In 2007, Mike Huckabee stood impassively on a Republican presidential debate stage while Mitt Romney tried to embarrass him.

Some of these attacks have been videotaped in a manner that suggests Israeli forces on the scene stood by impassively.

They both stood charged as adults and faced the judge as impassively as if it were all just what was to be expected.

He was fanning himself impassively with a little fan of gold-embroidered strawwork.

The latter said impassively: "If I cared for her I should very likely kill her—if not—" he shrugged his shoulders.

Within, the editor worked on as steadily and impassively as Fate.

But she had moved slightly away from him and was now regarding him impassively.

One of them swung impassively toward the battery; there were three quick stabs of living flame, and the guns ceased firing.


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impassively, such as: bravely, calmly, meekly, quietly, dispassionately, and enduringly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.