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Meaning of INSENSITIVE

Pronunciation:  in'sensitiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not responsive to physical stimuli; "insensitive to radiation"
  2. [adj]  deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive; "insensitive to the needs of the patients"
 

INSENSITIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: callous, dead, dead(p), deadened, desensitised, desensitized, dull, indurate, insensible(p), numb(p), pachydermatous, soulless, thick-skinned, unaffected(p), unreactive, unresponsive
 
 Antonyms: sensitive
 
 See Also: hard, insensible, insusceptible, tough, unsusceptible

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*sen"si*tive\, a.
Not sensitive; wanting sensation, or wanting acute
sensibility. --Tillotson. Ruskin.

 
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