Impersonal definition

ĭm-pûrsə-nəl
Not personal.
  • Without connection or reference to any particular person.
    An impersonal comment.
  • Not existing as a person.
    An impersonal force.
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Designating or of a verb occurring only in the third person singular: in English, either with no explicit subject (Ex.: methinks all is lost) or with it as the indefinite subject (Ex.: it snowed all night)
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The definition of impersonal is not being personal and is someone or something that doesn't have a connection to any person or does not show emotions.

A large corporation that doesn't focus on people is an example of something that would be described as impersonal.

A cold room devoid of personality or human touch is an example of a room that would be described as impersonal.

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Showing no emotion or personality.

An aloof, impersonal manner.

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Having no personal reference or connection.

An impersonal remark.

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Not responsive to or expressive of human personalities.

A large, impersonal corporation.

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Not showing human feelings, esp. sympathy or warmth.

Don't be so cold and impersonal.

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Indefinite. Used of pronouns.
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Indefinite.
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Lacking personality; not being a person.

An impersonal force.

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Of, relating to, or being a verb that expresses the action of an unspecified subject, as in methinks, “it seems to me”; Latin pluit, “it rains”; or, with an expletive subject, it snowed.
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An impersonal verb or pronoun.
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