Impassive definition

ĭm-păsĭv
Revealing no emotion; expressionless.
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Devoid of or not subject to emotion.
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Motionless; still.
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The definition of impassive is someone who is calm and not feeling pain.

An example of impassive is an experienced doctor in an emergency room.

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(archaic) Incapable of physical sensation.
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Not feeling pain; not liable to suffering; insensible.
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Not feeling or showing emotion; placid; calm.
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Devoid of or not subject to emotion.
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Revealing no emotion; expressionless.
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Having, or revealing, no emotion.
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Origin of impassive

  • in– passive suffering (obsolete)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition