One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘what made it worse was his coldness—he seemed so absolutely serious and clinical’
detached, impersonal, dispassionate, objective, uninvolved, distant, remote, aloof, removed, cold, indifferent, neutral, unsympathetic, unfeeling, unemotional, non-emotional, unsentimental
scientific, analytic, rational, logical, hard-headed, sober, businesslike
2‘the room was white and clinical’
plain, simple, unadorned, unornamented, unembellished, stark, austere, severe, spartan, ascetic, monastic, bleak, bare, chaste, cheerless
functional, basic, institutional, impersonal, characterless, soulless, colourless, antiseptic
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