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impersonal
used in Babbitt

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Definition
not responsive to individual persons
  • They seem to lack all power of looking at things impersonally.
    Chapter 8 (78% in)
  • RELIEVED of Babbitt's bumbling and the soft grunts with which his wife expressed the sympathy she was too experienced to feel and much too experienced not to show, their bedroom settled instantly into impersonality.
    Chapter 2 (1% in)
  • But Babbitt—the curst discontent was torturing him again, and heavily, in the impersonal darkness, he pondered, "I don't—We're all so flip and think we're so smart.
    Chapter 9 (63% in)
  • He searched for a topic which would warm her office impersonality into friendliness.
    Chapter 23 (59% in)
  • But his pity was impersonal, and he was wondering, "Wouldn't it maybe be a good thing if—Not a divorce and all that, o' course, but kind of a little more independence?"
    Chapter 30 (99% in)
  • She was so impersonal, this slight, pale, industrious Swede, that it was vulgar to think of her as going to an ordinary home to eat hash.
    Chapter 32 (66% in)

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