There was a sullen, poisonous silence, the stadium enveloped in a stifling atmosphere as passionless
as the performance of the Blues players who struggled against mediocre opposition.
It's time for actors to take back the theatre, to rescue it from the stultifying, passionless
commerce driven machine it has so often become.
The trick will be bringing passion to passionless
companies run by passionless
people via products that are energetic, interesting, and confident--three things most domestic offerings currently are not.
The problem is the lack of suitable English candidates to take over from the supposedly passionless
The story opens when the legendary beauty is a marriageable 12-year-old, with suitors already clamoring for her hand, and relates her subsequent kidnapping by Theseus of Athens, then her passionless
arranged marriage to Menelaus, which results in the birth of a daughter.
Spent and busy parents expect me, their college consultant, to nag, drag and, if necessary, carry their reluctant, exhausted, and often passionless
kids toward the finish line and a "top-tier" college.
Webster (1993) defines passionless
as without passion, not moved by or showing emotion.
The film is surprisingly passionless
and the ending is false, even trite.
Benjamin, a country boy, works as a cab-driver for his uncle night and day, partly to support himself and Stella, and partly to kill the boredom in his passionless
, though not loveless, relationship with Stella, an oversensitive, somewhat depressive, and introverted woman, whom the reader gets to know primarily through extracts from her diary.
She takes readers through the ups and downs of the two friends' lives including abusive relationships, interracial relationships, passionless
marriages, loneliness and inter-marital affairs, along with the persistent racism that follows them from continent to continent.
She is rescued by Hattie, a privileged white woman trapped in a passionless
marriage to a capitalist eco-menace.
McCullough argues that Hopkins creates a new model of African-American womanhood by rejecting the white, passionless
archetype of true womanhood that characterizes most sentimental fiction, and eliminating the stereotype of the lascivious black woman, to create a space for a new virtue that does not meet conventional white standards.