Did you know?

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

Showing no emotions and unaffected by emotions

blank

adjective

showing no emotion or no sign of understanding something or recognizing someone

restrained

adjective

controlled and not emotional

impassive

adjective

not showing any emotion

unemotional

adjective

not showing any feelings

emotionless

adjective

showing no emotion

undemonstrative

adjective

tending not to express your feelings towards other people, for example by not kissing or touching them

passive

adjective

accepting what happens without trying to control or change events or to react to things

neutral

adjective

not showing strong feelings or opinions in the way that you speak or behave

unresponsive

adjective

not reacting in a suitable way to what people say or do

controlled

adjective

calm and showing no emotion even though you are angry or upset

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

Ouch!

a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

add a word

Blog

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