Exhibiting no emotion or feeling; expressionless.(adjective)
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Use "stony-faced" in a sentence
"Although he can be as stern as any stony-faced Puritan preacher, especially on the topic of greed, he regards our planet—the site of all our mortal trials and travails—as an irrepressibly joyous place, everywhere open to human betterment."
"Playing to a roomful of stony-faced industry types standing at the back, and a handful of genuine gig-goers bobbing at the front, is probably no fun at all – especially when the fans are there for the headliners, Howler aka "the new Vaccines"."
"At my lowest point recently, Ann turned to me, all stony-faced, and said that if the dog really was ruining my life then I had her blessing to give it to the RSPCA, knowing full well that were I to go through with it, I would never see my children smile again."