IMPASSIVE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of impassive
Definition:
a. without feeling; revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited
Example:
Refusing to let the enemy see how deeply shaken he was by his capture, the prisoner kept his face impassive.
Sentence in Classic:
He was evidently distressed, and breathed painfully, but could not restrain the wild laughter that convulsed his usually impassive features.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She had then taken the impassive figure in her arms, and, still upon her knees, was weeping over it, kissing it, calling to it, rocking it to and fro upon her bosom like a child, and trying every tender means to rouse the dormant senses.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
James Harthouse might not have thought so much of it, but that he had wondered so long at her impassive face.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Follow me; I seek the everlasting ices of the north, where you will feel the misery of cold and frost, to which I am impassive.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
These dreamers, some isolated, others united in families and almost in communion, turned over social questions in a pacific but profound manner; impassive miners, who tranquilly pushed their galleries into the depths of a volcano, hardly disturbed by the dull commotion and the furnaces of which they caught glimpses.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
She stared at his red impassive face, and her fingers had the undignified desire to slap him, but her reason agreed with him.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
She had a proud, finely cut face, so regular that it might have seemed impassive were it not for the sensitive mouth and the beautiful dark, eager eyes.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context