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unexpressive

[uhn-ik-spres-iv]
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adjective
  1. not expressive; lacking in expression of meaning, feeling, etc.: a bland and unexpressive person.
  2. Obsolete. inexpressible.
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Origin of unexpressive

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-1 + expressive
Related formsun·ex·pres·sive·ly, adverbun·ex·pres·sive·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for unexpressive

Historical Examples

  • With unexpressive notes, meaning beyond the power of human expression.

    Minor Poems by Milton

    John Milton

  • With unexpressive face, the boy turned and climbed the railings.

    Mrs. Bindle

    Hebert Jenkins

  • He was not shy and unexpressive; he was buoyant and self-reliant, and yet he seemed to appreciate her quality none the less.

    Unleavened Bread

    Robert Grant

  • You will love other women, and one day the unexpressive she will appear who has never once peeped into these worldly text-books.

  • Unexpressive, un-eks-pres′iv, adj. not expressive: incapable of being expressed.