American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Lacking strong emotion or feeling: a rather passionless plea for clemency.
- adj. Unbiased or impartial; detached: a newspaper's passionless account of a sensational trial.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Void of passion; not easily excited to anger; of a calm temper.
- adj. Lacking in passion.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Void of passion; without anger or emotion; not easily excited; calm.
- adj. not passionate
- adj. unmoved by feeling
- passion + -less (Wiktionary)
“At the onset, we see her engaging in passionless, cocaine-fueled sex with an undesirable partner, dismissing the affections of a desirable one, and managing depression by slamming her hand in a dresser drawer.”
“Lyric courtesy of Nobody can doubt the sincerity of his words, or his outrage at the murders, but the deep monotone he used rendered his word passionless and perfunctory.”
“This is shown through flashbacks and although there are plenty of fire fighting scenes I found it strangely passionless, which is how Tom felt also.”
“Recalling the passionless eyes, Palin disÂcarded that notion.”
“Since they are called the passionless (nirgu. na) worshippers of the passionless K. rish.na, therefore, in consequence of that, all their acts are also (called) passionless (nirgu. na).”
“As the Duke of Devonshire Fiennes is deadly dull and passionless, which is the point of the character and why Georgiana had to find her amusement in other areas.”
“It's important that you don't underestimate the work you do, despite how "passionless" it can feel at times.”
“This view either assumes that those actions attract a woman on a sexual level which they do not, and cannot, because they operate on a material/platonic level, or that women only possess a kind of passionless, platonic love.”
“And how could that be passionless which is composed of elements and is resolved again into them?”
“So their passion for each other fails to resonate, and feels distinctly "passionless".”
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