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Definition of Masklike
1. suggestive of a mask [adj]
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Literary usage of Masklike
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Writings of Bret Harte by Bret Harte (1896)
"with apparently such delight to the children, and with some evidently imported expression into his smooth masklike face, that Mrs. Martin had to content ..."
2. The Unsound Mind and the Law: A Presentation of Forensic Psychiatry by George W. Jacoby (1918)
"In katatonia, on the other hand, the facial expression is masklike, expressionless. All facial folds are obliterated. ..."
3. The Diagnostics of Internal Medicine: A Clinical Treatise Upon the by Glentworth Reeve Butler (1909)
"The muscles of the face are stiffened, and there is a peculiar expressionless, masklike appearance. The patient is usually emotional. There may be polyuria. ..."
4. The Derveni Krater: Masterpiece of Classical Greek Metalwork by Beryl Barr-Sharrar (2007)
"148 ).74 masklike demonic Silenos faces of this type occur in late 5th-century Attic vase painting and in the form of red-figure head-cups, sometimes with a ..."
5. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"... a more marked feature than •the tremor of the disease; it is responsible for the clumsiness of movement of the patient and for the masklike rigidity of ..."