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impersonal
used in Arrowsmith

10 uses
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Definition
not responsive to individual persons
  • He was impersonal as the chill northeast wind.
    Chapter 2 (21% in)
  • But they were so impersonal, these lost old men, that in two days he was, like the other medics, calling them "Billy" and "Ike" and "the Parson," and regarding them as he had regarded animals in biology.
    Chapter 2 (53% in)
  • The dissecting-room itself was impersonal: hard cement floor, walls of hard plaster between wireglass windows.
    Chapter 2 (53% in)
  • The stenographer was waiting to take letters, and Martin had not yet learned to become impersonal and indifferent in her presence.
    Chapter 20 (5% in)
  • He tried to make it at once amorously joyful, and impersonal enough to beguile the three coatless, beer-swizzling, grinning doctors.
    Chapter 21 (89% in)
  • It is not known whether Martin ever completely accepted as a gentleman-scholar the Clay Tredgold who was devoted to everything about astronomy except studying it, or Monte Mugford as the highly descended aristocrat, but he did admire the Group's motor cars, shower baths, Fifth Avenue frocks, tweed plus-fours, and houses somewhat impersonally decorated by daffodillic young men from Chicago.
    Chapter 22 (73% in)
  • When the Institute sanctified the war, he found himself regarded not as the great and impersonal immunologist but as a suspect German Jew.
    Chapter 27 (85% in)
  • But when he was back at his bench the grandiose aspirations faded and he was the sniffing, snuffling beagle, the impersonal worker.
    Chapter 28 (57% in)
  • As sharply and quite as impersonally as he would have watched the crawling illness of an infected guinea pig, Martin watched himself, in the madness of overwork, drift toward neurasthenia.
    Chapter 28 (76% in)
  • He took a grimly impersonal room in a hotel, and sunk himself in work.
    Chapter 36 (63% in)

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