- impassive (adj.)
- 1660s, "not feeling pain," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + passive. Meaning "void of emotions" is from 1690s. Related: Impassively; impassiveness (1640s).
- 1. He met each inquiry with an impassive countenance.
- 2. He was content to stand by as an impassive spectator.
- 3. Her face remained impassive, studying the Belgian as he completed the form.
- 她不动声色, 仔细观察正在填写表格的那个比利时人.
- 4. The defendant remained impassive as the judge sentenced him to death.
- 5. His face remained impassive, so strong was his self - control .
- 他依然是面无表情, 自控 能力是如此之强.
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