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Synonyms for insensitive

Synonyms for insensitive

lacking physical feeling or sensitivity

not capable of being affected or impressed

lacking passion and emotion

lacking responsiveness or alertness

Antonyms for insensitive

not responsive to physical stimuli

deficient in human sensibility

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If everything else is great and he shows commitment in other ways, then say: "I know you don't mean to come across as insensitive but sometimes you do, so I'd appreciate it if you thought a bit more before commenting on our relationship or my bum.
She said: "They are insensitive and some people will find them distressing.
2 : not caring or showing concern about the problems or feelings of others <an insensitive remark>
It was certainly insensitive and exemplary in its stupidity, since it has undoubtedly succeeded in buying Birmingham far more than pounds 10,000-worth of bad publicity.
The ideal approach to making munitions insensitive is to use propellants and explosives that do not react unless they are hit with a specific stimulus.
It was insensitive and we apologise if it created any offence - this wasn't the intention.
Administrators didn't want new groups of students and faculty inadvertently offending each other with insensitive remarks.
The team suggests, therefore, that loss of vascular endothelial ZIP8 mRNA expression in the insensitive strains protected the mice's testes against cadmium toxicity.
The neutrino-asymmetry coefficient B, the correlation between neutron spin and neutrino momentum is rather insensitive to [lambda], but it might point to physics beyond the Standard Model emerging from supersymmetry or other Grand Unified Theories (GUT).
Literature is available describing the company's Loctite Prism 4500 Series of surface insensitive cyanoacrylate adhesives.
Rush Limbaugh, from the January 4, 2005, broadcast of The Rush Limbaugh Show: As long as the press and the Democrats out there are gonna accuse everybody of being insensitive--let me--let me raise my hand and try to be called on, here, as insensitive.
SUBJECT: Insensitive Munitions (IM) Strategic Planning
A state inmate brought a [section] 1983 action alleging that his civil rights were violated when he was shown a racially insensitive drawing or cartoon by a guard, and that he was then retaliated against after he filed a grievance.
The instrument, which sells for $28,000 (compared with $40,000 for larger units), is reportedly insensitive to ambient light, vibration, dust, and dirt.
Today, it's hard to imagine what surgery was like before this discovery and the subsequent development of inhaled and injected chemicals that are even more effective in rendering people unconscious and insensitive to pain.