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English adjective: insensitive

1. insensitive not responsive to physical stimuli

SamplesInsensitive to radiation.

Similardead, deadened, unreactive

See alsoinsensible, insusceptible, unresponsive, unsusceptible

Attributesensitiveness, sensitivity


2. insensitive deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive

SamplesInsensitive to the needs of the patients.

Similarcallous, dead, dull, indurate, insensible, numb, pachydermatous, soulless, thick-skinned, tough-skinned, unaffected

See alsohard, insensible, tough, unresponsive

Attributesensitiveness, sensitivity


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