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unmoved
American English: /ˌənˈmuvd/
British English: /ʌnˈmuːvd/

adjective

  • she was unmoved by their tears/reasons
    sus lágrimas/razones no la conmovieron
    his playing left them unmoved
    su interpretación los dejó fríos or indiferentes
    how can you be o remain unmoved by such a tragedy?
    ¿cómo puede dejarte indiferente una tragedia así?
    ¿cómo puedes quedarte impasible frente a una tragedia así?
    Example sentences
    • In particular, Schoenfeldt deals with the critical problem of Sonnet 94, a poem that celebrates those who contain their emotions and are as unmoved by others as stone.
    • I watched Natural Born Killers yesterday, and was at once quite impressed by the film itself, yet left emotionally unmoved.
    • Once you get over the weirdness of the premise, it takes a hard heart to remain unmoved by this simple yet deeply emotional tale.

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