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stare

2 noun
     
stare2 [countable]
when you look at something for a long time in a steady way:
She gave him a long hard stare.
She laughed, ignoring the stares of everyone around her.
His pleas were met by a blank stare (=a stare with no expression, understanding, or interest).

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