Definition of "expressionless" []

  • Lacking expression: Their faces remained expressionless as they listened to the bad news. (adjective)
  • The act or an instance of transforming ideas into words (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A manifestation of an emotion, feeling, etc, without words (noun)
  • Communication of emotion through music, painting, etc (noun)
  • A look on the face that indicates mood or emotion (noun)
  • The choice of words, phrases, syntax, intonation, etc, in communicating (noun)
  • A particular phrase used conventionally to express something (noun)
  • The act or process of forcing or squeezing out a liquid (noun)
  • A variable, function, or some combination of constants, variables, or functions (noun)
  • The effect of a particular gene on the phenotype (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "expressionless" in a sentence
  • "It is characterized by an expressionless face, slow initiation of motor activity, loss of secondary movements (such as arm swing, which gives the patient a stiff, frozen appearance), and micrographia (handwriting becomes small and choppy)."
  • "Make your mouth straight not a smile, not a frown, just straight, what might used to have been called expressionless."
  • "It's just that ... you know how everyone still has an expression on their face even when they're so-called expressionless?"