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unexpressive

[uhn-ik-spres-iv] /ˌʌn ɪkˈsprɛs ɪv/
adjective
1.
not expressive; lacking in expression of meaning, feeling, etc.:
a bland and unexpressive person.
2.
Obsolete, inexpressible.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; un-1 + expressive
Related forms
unexpressively, adverb
unexpressiveness, noun
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Examples for unexpressive
  • He has even, with some covert apologies, coined a barbarous and yet not unexpressive name for himself.
  • He could have put them to sleep with his unexpressive, drab voice.

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