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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pas·sive a. Not susceptible of pain or suffering; apathetic; impassible; unmoved.
    Impassive as the marble in the quarry.   --De Quincey.
    On the impassive ice the lightings play.   --Pope.
 -- Im*pas*sive*ly, adv. -- Im*pas*sive*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
          [syn: emotionlessness, impassivity, phlegm, indifference,
           stolidity, unemotionality]