impassively
adverb see impassive

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  • impassively — adv. Impassively is used with these verbs: ↑look, ↑stare, ↑watch …   Collocations dictionary

  • impassively — impassive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not feeling or showing emotion. DERIVATIVES impassively adverb impassiveness noun impassivity noun …   English terms dictionary

  • impassively — adverb in an impassive manner he submitted impassively to his arrest • Derived from adjective: ↑impassive …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impassively — See impassive. * * * …   Universalium

  • impassively — adverb In an impassive manner …   Wiktionary

  • impassively — adv. apathetically, unemotionally, undemonstratively; calmly; without sensitivity to pain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • impassively — im·passively …   English syllables

  • impassively — See: impassive …   English dictionary

  • impassive — impassively, adv. impassiveness, impassivity /im pa siv i tee/, n. /im pas iv/, adj. 1. without emotion; apathetic; unmoved. 2. calm; serene. 3. unconscious; insensible. 4. not subject to suffering. [1660 70; IM 2 + PASSIVE …   Universalium

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