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Pronunciation:  in`sensu'bilitee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  devoid of passion or feeling
  2. [n]  a lack of sensibility

INSENSIBILITY is a 13 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: callousness, hardness, unfeelingness
 Antonyms: sensibility
 See Also: insensitiveness, insensitivity, unconsciousness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*sen`si*bil"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F.
1. The state or quality of being insensible; want of
   sensibility; torpor; unconsciousness; as, the
   insensibility produced by a fall, or by opiates.

2. Want of tenderness or susceptibility of emotion or
   passion; dullness; stupidity.

Syn: Dullness; numbness; unfeelingness; stupidity; torpor;
     apathy; impassiveness; indifference.

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