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Word: impersonal

Definition: not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization


Sentences Containing 'impersonal'

"If I claim full justice for my art, it is because it is an impersonal thing--a thing beyond myself.
"paintings, such as those in this exhibition are not, as has been often claimed, impersonal. The personal is not expunged by using a neat technique: anonymity is not a consequence of highly finishing a painting".
"The March of Time" broadcasts began with the tramp-tramp-tramp of shuffling feet, to indicate "the relentless impersonal progress of events."
below), and the much more common impersonal passive, in which an impersonal third plural form is used, e.g. "əmaryon" ‘it is said,’ literally ‘they said.’ Syntax.
For nothing was this man more remarkable, than for a certain impersonal stolidity as it were; impersonal, I say; for it so shaded off into the surrounding infinite of things, that it seemed one with the general stolidity discernible in the whole visible world; which while pauselessly active in uncounted modes, still eternally holds its peace, and ignores you, though you dig foundations for cathedrals.
His success was limited however, and his own wealth (often openly displayed) and impersonal style alienated many struggling Canadians.
In the midst of the personified impersonal, a personality stands here.
Instead, eco-socialists suggest that the very system itself is self-perpetuating, fuelled by "extra-human" or "impersonal" forces.
Madhya-lila. The Madhya-lila details Caitanya Mahaprabhu's sannyasa pastimes; the life of Madhavendra Puri; a philosophical conversation with the Advaitin scholar Sarvabhauma Bhattacharya (wherein the supremacy of bhakti is promoted by Mahaprabhu against the arguments of impersonal advaita); Caitanya’s pilgrimage to South India; examples of the daily and annual activities of Caitanya and his devotees during the Ratha-yatra festival of Jagannatha near the Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha; their observance of other festivities; and his detailed instructions on the process of Bhakti Yoga to both Rupa Goswami and Sanatana Goswami.
Mosdell has said of the lyrics that "I was talking about a very impersonal, socially controlled society, a future technological era, and the mask represented that immobile, unemotional state."
Much like the scholar Thucydides in the days of the Peloponnesian Wars, Stoessinger believes that war is neither impersonal nor inevitable.
She also notes that their mutated voices require translation devices, describing "the singsong ululations of the Navigator's voice with its simultaneous mechtranslation into impersonal Galach."
Tchaikovsky gave up on the symphony because he now found the music impersonal, lacking the introspection he felt a symphony needed.

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