Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Lacking passion; dispassionate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Strongly affected.
  • transitive v. To affect powerfully; to arouse the passions of.
  • adj. Without passion or feeling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To affect powerfully; stir with passion.
  • Strongly affected; stirred by passion.
  • Without passion or feeling; dispassionate.

Etymologies

im- +‎ passionate (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When Anil Ambani made his impassionate plea about ownership issues at the Reliance AGM on August 3, 2005, Reliance Industries stock fell from Rs. 760 to Rs. 710 before recovering somewhat.

    Indian Family Businesses

  • Definitely not towering compared to Cronkite, who will never, ever be over-towered in terms of impassionate reading of the news.

    Tim Russert Has Passed Away

  • Our Community had the privaledge of listening to her on Monday night, November 2nd 2009, and her words were not only impassionate, sincer and moving but also thought provking!

    Rosalie Silberman Abella.

  • I cannot allow them to be so impassionate, discompassionate, uneducated, and misled.

    Why Should I Vote for Hillary: Hillary Supporters on Facebook

  • It is the passionate few and the impassionate masses, that place where they intersect.

    Writing Your Way to Western Saddle Success

  • This viewpoint usually presents a very impassionate and impersonal story, so here it's very refreshing and eye opening to see it from the two viewpoints of the girl and American, and for the film to remain focussed in this way.

    Filmstalker Review: Holly

  • And he sings this very impassionate protest against that phenomena and it's just a gorgeous song.

    The Year's Best World Music

  • So grey, so slow, so quiet, so impassionate, so very bumpy in the head, Patriarch was the word for him.

    Little Dorrit

  • For example, if it proceed from phlegm, (which is seldom and not so frequently as the rest) [2554] it stirs up dull symptoms, and a kind of stupidity, or impassionate hurt: they are sleepy, saith

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Believe me, I-- this was an extremely discrete and impassionate jury.

    CNN Transcript Mar 6, 2007

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