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Definition of "unexpansive" []

  • Not given to high spirits or effusiveness (adjective)
  • Showing no tendency to expand (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "unexpansive" in a sentence
  • "On the contrary, our approach to them is narrowly utilitarian, unexpansive and without either awe or affection."
  • "It would not have been logical to think that this cold unexpansive man was, in his heart, a patriot who felt Spain's decadence deeply and was seeking the means to revive her."
  • "He was cold, distant and unexpansive in manner and had more followers than friends."