I wonder if there is term for a person who seems as if they are smiling when in fact not actually in a happy mood.

There was a classmate of mine who never looked serious. When he failed an exam, (though he was saying he was upset over that) still he looked like he had a slight smile.

Is there any term for the person who regardless of any predicaments or failure, seems to be smiling?

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    Are you looking for the opposite of a resting bitch face? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resting_bitch_face Jul 6, 2018 at 12:26
  • What if it is a woman that is smiling? There's probably a different word.
    – Mitch
    Jul 6, 2018 at 12:29
  • To @Mitch: Yes.
    – Ahmed
    Jul 6, 2018 at 13:08
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    @IqbalAhmedSiyal I was kidding
    – Mitch
    Jul 6, 2018 at 13:25

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Apparently, a resting nice face is a thing.

But no one ever mentions resting bitch faces lesser-known opposite: resting nice face. In fact, you may have never even heard of it. Resting nice face is a having a consistently friendly face and for the few of us out there it leads to our own unique challenges.

It's the opposite of having a resting bitch face.


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