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impersonal
American English: /ˌɪmˈpərs(ə)n(ə)l/
British English: /ɪmˈpəːs(ə)n(ə)l/

Translation of impersonal in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1
    (atmosphere/building/manner)
    impersonal
    Example sentences
    • The subject matter may be impersonal and unemotional but it doesn't make it any more enjoyable to know that.
    • It might suggest a curt, efficient, formal, impersonal, or even angry attitude about the conversation.
    • But a book is always an extension of its author, however impersonal the subject matter.
    Example sentences
    • But online stores are cold, impersonal places devoid of any sense of human contact, where every book is merely an itemised commodity.
    • At the time, however, my dad deplored the feeling that he was becoming just another number in an impersonal organization, a cog in the machine.
    • You may have a tendency to avoid gyms because you think of them as unattractive, boring or impersonal places.
    1.2 (Linguistics)
    Example sentences
    • Both Bactrian and Pagolak recall the mysterious Ursprache of Borges's Tlön, which contains no nouns but only impersonal verbs, and in which famous poems consist of a single enormous word.
    • The it in suffice it to say is an impersonal or indefinite pronoun, one that functions as a grammatical placeholder without supplying much real meaning.
    • A person is now ‘impersonal,’ as in an impersonal verb construction, as in ‘it is raining.’

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