impassive

[ im-pas-iv ]
/ ɪmˈpæs ɪv /

adjective

without emotion; apathetic; unmoved.
calm; serene.
unconscious; insensible.
not subject to suffering.

Origin of impassive

First recorded in 1660–70; im-2 + passive

Related forms

im·pas·sive·ly, adverbim·pas·sive·ness, im·pas·siv·i·ty [im-pa-siv-i-tee] /ˌɪm pæˈsɪv ɪ ti/, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for impassivity

British Dictionary definitions for impassivity

impassive

/ (ɪmˈpæsɪv) /

adjective

not revealing or affected by emotion; reserved
calm; serene; imperturbable
rare unconscious or insensible

Derived Forms

impassively, adverbimpassiveness or impassivity (ˌɪmpæˈsɪvɪtɪ), noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012