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OTHER WORDS FROM impassiveim·pas·sive·ly, adverbim·pas·sive·ness, im·pas·siv·i·ty [im-pa-siv-i-tee], /ˌɪm pæˈsɪv ɪ ti/, noun
Example sentences from the Web for impassive
The Israeli soldiers, my age, sat impassively on a bench while babies cried and a man complained about gratuitous humiliation.
In 2007, Mike Huckabee stood impassively on a Republican presidential debate stage while Mitt Romney tried to embarrass him.
Some of these attacks have been videotaped in a manner that suggests Israeli forces on the scene stood by impassively.
They both stood charged as adults and faced the judge as impassively as if it were all just what was to be expected.Chicago Gang Shootings Spike as the City Tries to Cope|Michael Daly|April 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He was fanning himself impassively with a little fan of gold-embroidered strawwork.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
The latter said impassively: "If I cared for her I should very likely kill her—if not—" he shrugged his shoulders.Villa Rubein and Other Stories|John Galsworthy
Within, the editor worked on as steadily and impassively as Fate.Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories|Bret Harte
But she had moved slightly away from him and was now regarding him impassively.The Secret Witness|George Gibbs
One of them swung impassively toward the battery; there were three quick stabs of living flame, and the guns ceased firing.The Onslaught from Rigel|Fletcher Pratt