Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

British pronunciation of 


view main entry for impassive adjective  /ɪmˈpæsɪv/
British English pronunciation: impassive
Click to listen to the pronunciation of impassive

derived words




  /ˌɪmpæˈsɪvəti/ noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: impassivity
Click to listen to the pronunciation of impassivity

This is the British English pronunciation of impassive.

View American English pronunciation of impassive.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

add a word


A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play