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1. insensitive

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈsɛnsətɪv, ˌɪnˈsɛnsɪtɪv'] not responsive to physical stimuli.

Synonyms

  • insusceptible
  • deadened
  • insensible
  • sensitiveness
  • unsusceptible
  • unreactive
  • dead
  • sensitivity

Antonyms

  • sensitive
  • sensible
  • susceptible
  • warm

Etymology

  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
  • sensitive (English)
  • sensitif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Insensitive

  • hypersensitive

Sentences with insensitive


1. Adjective
Maybe she has a point in calling you insensitive and lazy.

Quotes about insensitive


1. Professional comedians, surprisingly, have a lack of humor. They're insensitive to the insanity of our times.
- Mort Sahl

2. All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
- Pope Paul VI

3. I don't want to tell your story because you're a insensitive, self-centered moron. I've told a lot of stories about young people, and I always feel there's hope.
- Joel Schumacher

2. insensitive

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈsɛnsətɪv, ˌɪnˈsɛnsɪtɪv'] deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive.

Synonyms

  • tough-skinned
  • unaffected
  • tough
  • insensible
  • thick-skinned
  • dull
  • hard
  • sensitiveness
  • pachydermatous
  • callous
  • numb
  • soulless
  • indurate
  • dead
  • sensitivity

Antonyms

  • soft
  • sensitive
  • sensible
  • responsive

Etymology

  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
  • sensitive (English)
  • sensitif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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