[im-pas-iv] /ɪmˈpæs ɪv/
without emotion; apathetic; unmoved.
not subject to suffering.
not revealing or affected by emotion; reserved
calm; serene; imperturbable
(rare) unconscious or insensible
1660s, “not feeling pain,” from assimilated form of in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + passive. Meaning “void of emotions” is from 1690s. Related: Impassively; impassiveness (1640s).
[im-peyst] /ɪmˈpeɪst/ verb (used with object), impasted, impasting. Obsolete. 1. to cover with or enclose in a paste. /ɪmˈpeɪst/ verb 1. (transitive) to apply paint thickly to
[im-pas-toh, -pah-stoh] /ɪmˈpæs toʊ, -ˈpɑ stoʊ/ noun, Painting. 1. the laying on of paint thickly. 2. the paint so laid on. 3. enamel or slip applied to a ceramic object to form a decoration in low relief. /ɪmˈpæstəʊ/ noun 1. paint applied thickly, so that brush and palette knife marks are evident 2. the technique […]
impatent im·pat·ent (ĭm-pāt’nt, -pāt’nt) adj. Not open; closed.
[im-pey-shuh ns] /ɪmˈpeɪ ʃəns/ noun 1. lack of patience. 2. eager desire for relief or change; restlessness. 3. intolerance of anything that thwarts, delays, or hinders. /ɪmˈpeɪʃəns/ noun 1. lack of patience; intolerance of or irritability with anything that impedes or delays 2. restless desire for change and excitement n. c.1200, from Old French impacience […]