expressionless

  • 1expressionless — [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. * * * …

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  • 2Expressionless — Ex*pres sion*less, a. Destitute of expression. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3expressionless — index inexpressive, inscrutable, vacuous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4expressionless — 1831, from EXPRESSION (Cf. expression) + LESS (Cf. less) …

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  • 5expressionless — [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… …

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  • 6expressionless — [eks presh′ənlis, ik spresh′ənlis] adj. lacking expression; blank and impassive expressionlessly adv …

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  • 7expressionless — 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

  • 8expressionless — 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

  • 9expressionless — adjective 1) his face was expressionless Syn: inscrutable, deadpan, poker faced; blank, vacant, emotionless, unemotional, inexpressive; glazed, stony, wooden, impassive Ant: expressive 2) …

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  • 10expressionless — adjective Date: 1831 lacking expression < an expressionless face > • expressionlessly adverb • expressionlessness noun …

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  • 11expressionless — adj. Expressionless is used with these nouns: ↑eye, ↑face, ↑mask …

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  • 12expressionless — [[t]ɪkspre̱ʃ(ə)nləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone s face as expressionless, you mean that they are not showing their feelings …

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  • 13expressionless — expression ► NOUN 1) the action of expressing. 2) the look on someone s face. 3) a word or phrase expressing an idea. 4) Mathematics a collection of symbols expressing a quantity. DERIVATIVES expressional adjective expressionless adjective …

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  • 14expressionless — adjective deliberately impassive in manner (Freq. 2) deadpan humor his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read • Syn: ↑deadpan, ↑impassive, ↑poker faced, ↑unexpressive …

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  • 15expressionless — adjective without expression …

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  • 16expressionless — Synonyms and related words: Olympian, aloof, backward, bashful, blank, chilled, chilly, cold, constrained, cool, dead, deadpan, detached, discreet, distant, dull, empty, fishy, forbidding, frigid, frosty, glassy, guarded, icy, impassive,&#8230; …

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  • 17expressionless — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. wooden, impassive, dull, vacuous; see blank 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. deadpan, poker faced, blank, wooden, stony, vacuous, inscrutable, vacant, apathetic, *shark eyed, unreadable. ANT.: animated, spirited,&#8230; …

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  • 18expressionless — ex|pres|sion|less [ ık spreʃnləs ] adjective not allowing your feelings to show in your face, eyes, or voice ╾ ex|pres|sion|less|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19expressionless — ex pres·sion·less || lɪs adj. lacking expression, not expressing feelings or emotions …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20expressionless — adj 1. blank, empty, vacuous; dull, dry, unimaginative, boring; wooden, deadpan, poker faced, straight faced; unresponsive, undemonstrative, apathetic, unimpassioned. 2. inscrutable, inexplicable, incomprehensible, hidden, mysterious …

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