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Definitionhaving or revealing little emotion — especially under circumstances others would find exciting
- She read it, in the same stately and impassive way, — untouched by its contents, as far as I could see, — and returned it to him.Chapters 31-33 (50% in)
- She had then taken the impassive figure in her arms, and, still upon her knees, was weeping over it, kissing it, calling to it, rocking it to and fro upon her bosom like a child, and trying every tender means to rouse the dormant senses.Chapters 55-57 (62% in)
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