Usage examples for impersonally

  1. Pape followed the announcement of his name with a comment over the speed with which the telephone had been fixed, to which the born butler replied smoothly, impersonally, non- committally. – Lonesome Town by Ethel and James Dorrance
  2. Mark tried to conduct himself as impersonally as possible, and in doing so he managed to impress all the visitors with being a young man intensely preoccupied with his vocation, and as such to be treated with gravity and a certain amount of deference. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  3. He had reached out rather impersonally and taken her hand. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  4. Smiling intimately to herself she got into her bath, wondering vaguely at the miracle of water, enjoying impersonally the cool whiteness of her body, doing tricks of perspective with her arms and legs. – Balloons by Elizabeth Bibesco
  5. And he spoke as impersonally as though the girls were machines. – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  6. Somewhat to her surprise- for even her thoughts were generally well under the control of her unbending will- she could not help thinking of Stephen- thinking of him not tenderly or remorsefully, but impersonally, as of a man who counted for nothing in her life. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  7. You'll have to make the best of it, he continued, impersonally addressing the much- spotted window. – The Cow Puncher by Robert J. C. Stead
  8. Her words were impersonally pleasant as ever, but vague; and he perceived that she only half heeded his going; and that her eyes brightened when once more she turned to her visitor. – The Iron Furrow by George C. Shedd
  9. If at times a purely scientific curiosity leads me into a detached and impersonally psychological investigation of certain- ah- feminine idiosyncrasies- Certainly, said Lezard. – Police!!! by Robert W. Chambers
  10. " It was not a happy marriage, either," she said, as impersonally as if speaking of another woman. – No Hero by E.W. Hornung
  11. Make haste- He jerked from her the fur covering, flung it across the room, and with the same gesture turned away impersonally. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  12. " You feel it personally but not impersonally," she cried. – The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. Do you mean Amalgamated Electric and Inter- County, impersonally? – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  14. The old Mark Carter would never have looked at her coolly, impersonally like that. – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  15. Only a Roman poet could have conceived of passion so mightily and so impersonally, expanding its sensuality to suit the scale of Titanic existences, and purging from it both sentiment and spirituality as well as all that makes it mean. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  16. " I want to dedicate the chapel on Sunday, Mr. Powers, as that is your last Sunday before you go to Washington," he said, and as he spoke he smiled first down into father's eyes raised to his and then into mine- impersonally. – The Heart's Kingdom by Maria Thompson Daviess
  17. So she seemed to regard him, impersonally, without interest. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  18. As if Death had thus planned to torture me, before tearing my loved one from my very arms, I seemed to stand impersonally apart and watch two lovers- Zarlah and myself. – Zarlah the Martian by R. Norman Grisewood
  19. Let us discuss this matter impersonally, without reference to our own opinions and without reference to the evidence for or against their truth. – On Compromise by John Morley
  20. This time she looked at herself when she put on her hat, looked very intently, rearranged her hair, noticed with impatience, quite impersonally, that the gray was beginning to show more every day, put on a little touch of powder and bit her lips to make them red. – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield