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- 1. impassive, stolid, unemotional (vs. emotional)
- usage: having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited; "her impassive remoteness"; "he remained impassive, showing neither interest in nor concern for our plight"- Nordhoff & Hall; "a silent stolid creature who took it all as a matter of course"-Virginia Woolf; "her face showed nothing but stolid indifference"
- 2. deadpan, expressionless, impassive, poker-faced, unexpressive, uncommunicative (vs. communicative), incommunicative
- usage: deliberately impassive in manner; "deadpan humor"; "his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read"
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