Definition of emotionlessness:
Synonyms for emotionlessness:
sluggishness, insensibility, unconcern, stolidness, languor, flatness, impassivity, stoicism, indifference, phlegm, stolidity, unemotionality, lethargy, sputum, spiritlessness, affectlessness, impassiveness.
- insensitivity (part of speech: noun)
- "The Eye of Dread", Payne Erskine.
Then as he stood, still uncertain, he saw the giant who had until now looked on with detached emotionlessness come elbowing his way through the press, much as an elephant goes through small timber, uprooting obstacles and tossing them aside as he moves.- "A Pagan of the Hills", Charles Neville Buck.
Such brains are special organs of a high order of Intellection, clear, calculating and precise of observation and reflection; rational, deductive; admirable in their unswerving rectitude, pitiless in their impregnable emotionlessness; rejecting all but incontestable evidences, scrupulously aggregating and faithfully interpreting their dry bones of numbers and data and vestiges- skeletons of Life long since extinct, or scaffoldings of Life that lives and moves and laughs and weeps, and bears no more semblance to their bloodless tabulations of its modes and processes than warm, creative Mother- Earth resembles the geological strata they describe in her; or than a beautiful flower- garden blooms in botanical treatises; or than living men and women are pourtrayed in text- books of Anatomy and Physiology.- "Feminism and Sex-Extinction", Arabella Kenealy.