Impassively
Impassive Im*pas"sive, a. Not susceptible of pain or suffering; apathetic; impassible; unmoved. [1913 Webster]

Impassive as the marble in the quarry. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

On the impassive ice the lightings play. --Pope. -- {Im*pas"sive*ly}, adv. -- {Im*pas"sive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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