insensibility


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a lack of sensibility

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As Jane Addams noted more than a century ago, in Democracy and Social Ethics, "much of the insensibility and hardness of the world is due to the lack of imagination which prevents a realization of the experiences of other people.
Other causes of neuropathy that should be excluded are metabolic (diabetes mellitus, amyloidosis, toxic, nutritional); infectious (syphilis, HIV associated, poliomyelitis, Lyme disease); inflammatory (sarcoidosis); congenital or hereditary (Charcot Marie Tooth disease, syringomyelia, congenital insensibility to pain, hereditary neuropathy), traumatic or postural (acute and chronic compression) and tumoral (neural sheath tumour).
Harward's insensibility was crucial to Praed's representation of the story as an authentic account of reincarnation, as it was for other mediums.
All that is akin to my nature, all that can be assimilated by it, I hanker and strive after, and adopt; beyond that, kind nature has armed me with insensibility, coldness and blindness, which can even turn into contempt and disgust" (Herder, 1774: 509-510).
This totally contradicts what I said before, that sensibility or insensibility determines the complexion of our lives; and yet if the former casts a predominating shade of sadness over the general tenor of our feelings, still that gloom is illumined with delicious flashes.
For Piaget (1936/1969), another consequence of egocentrism is the insensibility of the child to contradictions; for example, he may initially affirm that wooden boats sail because they are light, and some minutes later, argue that big boats do not sink because they are heavy.
The reader seems to be pushed into a Hume-like reaction to the stoic insensibility of emotions and thoughts that can be waylaid so readily by the appearance of Mr.
Insensibility during surgical operations produced by inhalation.
He feared that the people, disengaged from public concerns, would "by a universal silence and insensibility, leav[e] the whole government to that self-directed course, which, it must be owned, is the natural propensity of every government.
5) The Monthly Magazine similarly brandishes shame against both sensibility's "ridiculous" excesses and the "contrary extreme of affected insensibility," a "freezing air of indifference" constituting "a rude and vulgar kind of stoicism, of which Zeno would have been ashamed.
I understand why the old Jews Tear their clothes and cover the mirrors Maybe it's not the best time To think about God's absence The insensibility of nature .
However, its shortcoming is insensibility to find the early decline of GFR.
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The lady had complained that her dismissal was an act of clear discrimination, insensibility or disdain on the part of the employer which has become so unbearable as to leave an employee with no choice but to forgo continued employment.
In a chapter titled "The Distribution of the Sensible," Bleakley lays out the book's argument in detail, explaining why medical education leads to insensibility or dulling among doctors and why sensibility and tenderness should be integrated into the medical curriculum.