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synonyms for unexpressive

  • aloof
  • dour
  • laconic
  • reticent
  • antisocial
  • brooding
  • clammed up
  • close
  • close-mouthed
  • cold
  • curt
  • distant
  • dried-up
  • dumb
  • mum
  • mute
  • quiet
  • reserved
  • sententious
  • silent
  • sparing
  • speechless
  • tight-lipped
  • unforthcoming
  • withdrawn
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antonyms for unexpressive

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  • communicative
  • fluent
  • talkative
  • wordy
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How to use unexpressive in a sentence

With unexpressive face, the boy turned and climbed the railings.
MRS. BINDLEHEBERT JENKINS
You will love other women, and one day the unexpressive she will appear who has never once peeped into these worldly text-books.
THE DAY OF HIS YOUTHALICE BROWN
Unexpressive, un-eks-pres′iv, adj. not expressive: incapable of being expressed.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
Peace filled their souls so that they perceived the unexpressive adoration of the river, and the trees, and the solemn moonlight.
ATMCAROLINE AUGUSTA FRAZER
They saw the face dimly in the half-light, with unexpressive dark patches under the penthouse brows.
THE PLATTNER STORY AND OTHERSH. G. WELLS
Some of the portraits themselves are rather stiff and unexpressive; but the vignettes are uniformly tasteful and agreeable.
BIBLIOMANIA; OR BOOK-MADNESSTHOMAS FROGNALL DIBDIN
Did I not know what a lovely soul hid behind that unexpressive countenance?
WILFRID CUMBERMEDEGEORGE MACDONALD
With unexpressive notes, meaning beyond the power of human expression.
MINOR POEMS BY MILTONJOHN MILTON
Sequitah listened motionless, his face unexpressive of emotion.
BEYOND THE FRONTIERRANDALL PARRISH
Yet Hedrik Von Taer's face, usually unexpressive, denoted blank mystification.
AUNT JANE'S NIECES IN SOCIETYEDITH VAN DYNE
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WORDS RELATED TO UNEXPRESSIVE

  • deadpan
  • dull
  • empty
  • fruitless
  • hollow
  • immobile
  • impassive
  • inane
  • inexpressive
  • inscrutable
  • lifeless
  • masklike
  • meaningless
  • noncommittal
  • poker-faced
  • stiff
  • stupid
  • uncommunicative
  • unexpressive
  • vacant
  • vacuous
  • vague
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