HyperDic: insensitive

English > 2 senses of the word insensitive:
ADJECTIVEallinsensitivenot responsive to physical stimuli
allinsensitivedeficient in human sensibility
insensitive > pronunciation
Soundsihnseh'nsahtihv; ihnseh'nsihtihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > insensitive: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot responsive to physical stimuli.
Example"insensitive to radiation"
Attribute ofsensitivity, sensitivenessThe ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences
Narrowerdead, deadenedDevoid of physical sensation
unreactivenot tending to react to stimulation / stimulation
See alsoinsensibleIncapable of physical sensation
unresponsivenot responding to some influence or stimulus
unsusceptible, insusceptiblenot susceptible to
OppositesensitiveResponsive to physical stimuli
English > insensitive: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningDeficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive.
Example"insensitive to the needs of the patients"
Attribute ofsensitivity, sensitivenesssensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
Narrowercallous, indurate, pachydermatousemotionally hardened
dead, numb(followed by 'to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity
dullblunted in responsiveness or sensibility
insensible, unaffectedunaware of or indifferent to
soullesslacking sensitivity or the capacity for deep feeling
thick-skinned, tough-skinnedInsensitive to criticism
See alsoharddispassionate
insensibleIncapable of physical sensation
toughnot given to gentleness or sentimentality
unresponsivenot responding to some influence or stimulus
OppositesensitiveSusceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others
Nounsinsensitivity, insensitivenessthe inability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
Adverbsinsensitivelyin an insensitive manner

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