Definitions for impersonalɪmˈpɜr sə nl

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  1. impersonal(adj)

    not relating to or responsive to individual persons

    "an impersonal corporation"; "an impersonal remark"

  2. impersonal, neutral(adj)

    having no personal preference

    "impersonal criticism"; "a neutral observer"

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  1. impersonal(Adjective)

    not personal; not representing a person; not having personality

    An almighty but impersonal power, called Fate. uE00028044uE001Sir J. Stephen.

  2. impersonal(Adjective)

    Lacking warmth or emotion; cold.

    She sounded impersonal as she gave her report of the Nazi death camps.

  3. impersonal(Adjective)

    not having a subject, or having a third person pronoun without an antecedent

    The verb u201Crainu201D is impersonal in sentences like u201CItu2019s raining.u201D

  4. Origin: From French impersonnel, from Latin impersonalis, from Latin im- + personalis

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Impersonal(adj)

    not personal; not representing a person; not having personality

  2. Impersonal(noun)

    that which wants personality; specifically (Gram.), an impersonal verb

  3. Origin: [L. impersonalis; pref. im- not + personalis personal: cf. F. impersonnel. See Personal.]

Anagrams of impersonal »

  1. mailperson, prolamines

  2. Mailperson

  3. Prolamines


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