Impersonal

Definition of Impersonal

Im`per´son`al
a.1.Not personal; not representing a person; not having personality.
An almighty but impersonal power, called Fate.
- Sir J. Stephen.
Impersonal verb
(Gram.) a verb used with an indeterminate subject, commonly, in English, with the impersonal pronoun it; as, it rains; it snows; methinks (it seems to me). Many verbs which are not strictly impersonal are often used impersonally; as, it goes well with him.
n.1.(Gram.) That which wants personality;

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