Inexpressive
Inexpressive In`ex*press"ive, a. 1. Inexpressible. [R.] [1913 Webster]

2. Without expression or meaning; not expressive; dull; unintelligent; as, an inexpressive countenance. [1913 Webster]


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  • inexpressive — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing no expression. DERIVATIVES inexpressively adverb inexpressiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • inexpressive — [in΄eks pres′iv, in΄ik spres′iv] adj. 1. Archaic INEXPRESSIBLE 2. not expressive; lacking meaning or expression inexpressively adv. inexpressiveness n …   English World dictionary

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  • inexpressive — adjective Date: 1652 1. archaic inexpressible 2. lacking expression or meaning < an inexpressive face > • inexpressively adverb • inexpressiveness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inexpressive — in|ex|press|ive [ˌınıkˈspresıv] adj a face that is inexpressive shows no emotion …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inexpressive — adjective a face that is inexpressive shows no emotion at all …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • inexpressive — adjective a room of inexpressive faces Syn: expressionless, impassive, emotionless; inscrutable, unreadable, blank, vacant, glazed, glassy, lifeless, deadpan, wooden, stony; poker faced, straight faced …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • inexpressive — inexpressively, adv. inexpressiveness, n. /in ik spres iv/, adj. 1. not expressive; lacking in expression. 2. Obs. inexpressible. [1645 55; IN 3 + EXPRESSIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • inexpressive — adjective Lacking expression or emotion …   Wiktionary

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