impersonal

If you're impersonal, you're neutral — you're not showing your feelings or your preference. If you choose people to be on your team by closing your eyes and pointing, that's impersonal — you're not picking your friends or the best players.

Impersonal can be good. An impersonal rejection is easier to take than one that specifies precisely why you, in particular, are a reject. But if your class is so impersonal, your teacher doesn't even know your name, that’s not good. A wedding that doesn't include details about the bride and groom would be impersonal and maybe more like a business meeting than a celebration. Impersonal comes from the Latin roots in- (or im-), "not," and personalis, "of a person."

Definitions of impersonal
  1. adjective
    not relating to or responsive to individual persons
    “an impersonal corporation”
    “an impersonal remark”
    Synonyms:
    nonpersonal
    lacking personality
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    Antonyms:
    personal
    concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    ad hominem
    appealing to personal considerations (rather than to fact or reason)
    face-to-face
    in each other's presence
    individual, private
    concerning one person exclusively
    individualised, individualized, personalised, personalized
    made for or directed or adjusted to a particular individual
    in the flesh, in-person
    an appearance carried out personally in someone else's physical presence
    ain, own
    belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive
    personalized
    pointedly referring to or concerning a person's individual personality or intimate affairs especially offensively
    person-to-person
    involving direct communication or contact between persons or parties
    private
    concerning things deeply private and personal
    private
    confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
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  2. adjective
    having no personal preference
    impersonal criticism”
    synonyms: neutral
    nonsubjective, objective
    undistorted by emotion or personal bias; based on observable phenomena
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