impassiveness

[ im-pas-iv ]SEE DEFINITION OF impassiveness

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPASSIVENESS

And he was aware of this impassiveness concealing a lucid astonishment.

He had got inside my impassiveness now, and I was like a madman at the thoughts he had raised.

Crumley's reply showed the impassiveness of the well-trained servant.

The keen, strong features into which Lowell gazed were mask-like in their impassiveness.

From his quiet face had fallen every trace of impassiveness.

The felon's widow, in spite of her impassiveness, could not repress a sudden start; her daughter did the same.

My friend has little to boast of on the score of impassiveness, nor would the quality stand him in great stead just now.

The defensive mask which seemed sullen because it was his idea of impassiveness set itself again, but he nodded.

Her allusion to Mrs. Lawrence Finchley rapped him smartly, and she admired his impassiveness under the stroke.

For him the majesty of nature lies in her treating everything, from the worm to the human being, with impassiveness.

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