HyperDic: unresponsiveness

English > 1 sense of the word unresponsiveness:
NOUNattributeunresponsiveness, deadnessthe quality of being unresponsive
English > unresponsiveness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being unresponsive; not reacting; as a quality of people, it is marked by a failure to respond quickly or with emotion to people or events.
Example"she began to recover from her numb unresponsiveness after the accident"
Synonymdeadness
Narrowerfrigidity, frigidnesssexual unresponsiveness (especially of women) and inability to achieve orgasm during intercourse
resistanceThe degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
OppositeresponsivenessThe quality of being responsive
Adjectivesunresponsivenot responding to some influence or stimulus
unresponsivealoof or indifferent

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