adj.; unexpansively, adv.; unexpansiveness, n.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • unexpansive — adjective 1. showing no tendency to expand unexpansive bodies • Ant: ↑expansive 2. not given to high spirits or effusiveness an unexpansive man • Similar to: ↑restrained …   Useful english dictionary

  • unexpansive — un·expansive …   English syllables

  • unexpansive — /ʌnəkˈspænsɪv/ (say unuhk spansiv), / ɛk / (say ek ) adjective not expansive …   Australian English dictionary

  • Antonioni, Michelangelo — born Sept. 29, 1912, Ferrara, Italy Italian film director and producer. He wrote film reviews and studied filmmaking before directing his short film The People of the Po Valley (1947). His first major film, The Girl Friends (1955), was followed… …   Universalium

  • unexpansively — adverb In an unexpansive way …   Wiktionary

  • Olympian — Synonyms and related words: Elysian, Laodicean, above all that, aerial, airy, aloof, altitudinous, apathetic, ascending, aspiring, backward, bashful, beatific, beatified, benumbed, blah, blank, blase, blessed, candid, celestial, chilled, chilly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • aloof — Synonyms and related words: Laodicean, Olympian, above, above all that, abovestairs, airward, alienated, aloft, alone, antisocial, apart, apathetic, arrogant, at a distance, away, backward, bashful, benumbed, blah, blank, blase, bored, broken,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • backward — Synonyms and related words: Micawberish, Olympian, a priori, a rebours, a reculons, about, afraid, aft, after, after time, aftermost, again, against the grain, ago, aloof, anticlockwise, apathetic, arear, around, arrested, arsy varsy, ascending,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bashful — Synonyms and related words: Olympian, abashed, aloof, autistic, awkward, backward, blank, blushful, boggling, chilled, chilly, close, cold, confused, conscious, constrained, cool, cowardly, coy, demure, demurring, detached, diffident, discreet,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blank — Synonyms and related words: Olympian, absence, absolute, aloof, arid, awayness, backward, bald, bare, barren, bashful, bewildered, black, blah, bland, blankminded, bleached, blind, blind alley, bloodless, box, calm, cecal, characterless, chasm,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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