impersonal - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    not showing any friendly feelings or interest in someone

    His manner was cold and impersonal.

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    1. a.
      used about large organizations that do not think about people’s individual needs and situations

      The council was accused of being too remote and impersonal.

    2. b.
      used about a place that does not seem friendly because there are no personal features

      The hotel room was a little impersonal.

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  2. 2
    linguistics an impersonal verb or sentence usually has the word ‘it’ as its subject

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