expressionless
adjective Date: 1831 lacking expression <
an expressionless face
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expressionlessly adverbexpressionlessness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • expressionless — [eks presh′ənlis, ik spresh′ənlis] adj. lacking expression; blank and impassive expressionlessly adv. * * * ex·pres·sion·less (ĭk sprĕshʹən lĭs) adj. Lacking expression: Their faces remained expressionless as they listened to the bad news. * * * …   Universalium

  • Expressionless — Ex*pres sion*less, a. Destitute of expression. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • expressionless — index inexpressive, inscrutable, vacuous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • expressionless — 1831, from EXPRESSION (Cf. expression) + LESS (Cf. less) …   Etymology dictionary

  • expressionless — [adj] having a blank look on face dead*, deadpan, dull, empty, fish eyed*, impassive, inexpressive, inscrutable, lackluster, lusterless, nobody home*, poker faced*, stolid, straight faced, stupid, unexpressive, vacant, vacuous, wooden; concept… …   New thesaurus

  • expressionless — [eks presh′ənlis, ik spresh′ənlis] adj. lacking expression; blank and impassive expressionlessly adv …   English World dictionary

  • expressionless — ex|pres|sion|less [ıkˈspreʃənləs] adj an expressionless face or voice does not show what someone thinks or feels ≠ ↑expressive ▪ a blank expressionless stare >expressionlessly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • expressionless — adjective an expressionless face or voice does not show what someone thinks or feels: a blank expressionless stare expressionlessly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • expressionless — adjective 1) his face was expressionless Syn: inscrutable, deadpan, poker faced; blank, vacant, emotionless, unemotional, inexpressive; glazed, stony, wooden, impassive Ant: expressive 2) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • expressionless — adj. Expressionless is used with these nouns: ↑eye, ↑face, ↑mask …   Collocations dictionary

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