If you describe someone as emotionless, you mean that they do not show any feelings or emotions.

He stood emotionless as he heard the judge pass sentence.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • emotionless — e*mo tion*less adj. 1. unsusceptible to, destitute of, or showing no emotion; unmoved by feeling. Opposite of {emotional}; as, he kept his emotionless objectivity and faith in the cause he served. [Narrower terms: {matter of fact, prosaic};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emotionless — index insensible, unresponsive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • emotionless — [adj] unfeeling, undemonstrative blank, chill, cold, cold blooded*, cold fish*, cool, cool cat*, deadpan, detached, dispassionate, distant, flat, frigid, glacial*, heartless, icy, immovable, impassive, impersonal, in cold blood*, indifferent,… …   New thesaurus

  • emotionless — adjective Date: 1843 showing, having, or expressing no emotion < an emotionless stare > • emotionlessness noun • emotionlessly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • emotionless — adj. Emotionless is used with these nouns: ↑mask, ↑voice …   Collocations dictionary

  • emotionless — adjective emotionless faces Syn: unemotional, unfeeling, dispassionate, passionless, unexpressive, inexpressive, cool, cold, cold blooded, impassive, indifferent, detached, remote, aloof; toneless, flat, dead, expressionless …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • emotionless — emotion ► NOUN 1) a strong feeling, such as joy or anger. 2) instinctive feeling as distinguished from reasoning or knowledge. DERIVATIVES emotionless adjective. ORIGIN originally denoting a public disturbance: from French, from Latin emovere… …   English terms dictionary

  • emotionless — adjective unmoved by feeling he kept his emotionless objectivity and faith in the cause he served this passionless girl was like an icicle in the sunshine Margaret Deland • Syn: ↑passionless • Similar to: ↑cold • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • emotionless — e·mo·tion·less (ĭ mōʹshən lĭs) adj. Devoid of emotion; impassive.   e·moʹtion·less·ness n. * * * …   Universalium

  • emotionless — adjective Lacking emotion …   Wiktionary

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