Definition of expressionless in English:

expressionless

Line breaks: ex|pres¦sion|less
Pronunciation: /ɪkˈsprɛʃ(ə)nlɪs
 
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adjective

(Of a person’s face or voice) not conveying any emotion; unemotional: her face was expressionless
More example sentences
  • In all the other passport style photos I had done I was always trying not to smile and just look expressionless.
  • In these, and all matters, Laursen's expressionless tone and apparent insouciance can be misleading.
  • On stage, as the band around him rocks the crowd, he stands there motionless, expressionless.
Synonyms
glazed, fixed, lifeless, stony, wooden, impassive, inanimate, unresponsive
dull, dry, toneless, monotonous, drab, boring, tedious, flat, static, wooden, unmodulated, unvarying, undemonstrative, devoid of feeling/emotion;
apathetic, unimpassioned, uninspiring, weak

Derivatives

expressionlessly

adverb
More example sentences
  • His communications director was silently omnipresent, staring expressionlessly at his shoes for the duration of many of the prime minister's speeches.
  • She looks back expressionlessly for a moment, looks back at the commanding stranger with his cruel, impatient face.
  • The three captains that stood before him stared off at the wall behind himself expressionlessly, but the lieutenant could feel their fear, radiating from them the way heat radiated from a living body.

expressionlessness

noun
More example sentences
  • Her eyes were wide open and crystal clear, but instead of the warmth of lucidity, they burned with the ice of expressionlessness.
  • His face was finely boned and almost feminine but its utter expressionlessness dared someone - anyone - to have the guts to call him girly.
  • Alexis's face slipped back into it's normal expressionlessness.

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