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UNEMOTIONAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does unemotional mean? 

UNEMOTIONAL (adjective)
  The adjective UNEMOTIONAL has 2 senses:

1. unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion
2. cool and formal in manner

  Familiarity information: UNEMOTIONAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNEMOTIONAL (adjective)


Sense 1unemotional [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion

Similar:

unblinking (showing no visible emotion)

stoic; stoical (seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive)

phlegmatic; phlegmatical (showing little emotion)

philosophic; philosophical (characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment)

impassive; stolid (having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited)

dry (lacking warmth or emotional involvement)

chilly (not characterized by emotion)

Also:

unaffected; unmoved; untouched (emotionally unmoved)

unmoving (not arousing emotions)

passionless (not passionate)

cool (psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike)

Attribute:

emotionalism; emotionality (emotional nature or quality)

Antonym:

emotional (of more than usual emotion)


Sense 2unemotional [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cool and formal in manner

Synonyms:

restrained; reticent; unemotional; reserved

Similar:

undemonstrative (not given to open expression of emotion)


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