affectless

[af-ekt-lis]
adjective
lacking feeling or emotion; indifferent to the suffering of others: an affectless, futuristic drama in which the human characters are virtually robots.

Origin:
1965–70; affect1 + -less

affectlessly, adverb
affectlessness, noun
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affectless (əˈfɛktlɪs)
 
adj
a.  showing no emotion or concern for others
 b.  not giving rise to any emotion or feeling: an affectless novel
 
[C20: from affect1 (sense 4) + -less]

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The characters' lives get more desperate as the camera style retains its affectless sheen.
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