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stony-faced

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstony-facedˌstony-ˈfaced (also stone-faced) adjective  EMOTIONALUNFRIENDLYshowing no emotion or friendliness Tony stared at me in stony-faced silence.
Examples from the Corpus
stony-facedNormally, any ordinary citizen subject to dropped charges would receive a stony-faced apology and the opportunity to leave via the public foyer.Dad gazed with stony-faced approval at the walnut dash, jewelled with clocks and dials.A stony-faced Barnes retreated behind the scenery.A stony-faced Mr Mugabe came in an open-roofed Bentley.Instead, his two stony-faced sisters, who had never approved of him, led the mourners with their husbands.
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