What are some opposite words for insensitive?

Antonyms for insensitive
ɪnˈsɛn sɪ tɪv

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term insensitive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. insensitive(adj)

    not responsive to physical stimuli

    "insensitive to radiation"

    Antonyms:
    highly sensitive, thin-skinned, radiosensitive, irritable, responsive, light-sensitive, photosensitive, alive(p), sensitive, excitable, erogenous, delicate, feisty, oversensitive, nociceptive, touchy, huffy, reactive

  2. insensitive(adj)

    deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive

    "insensitive to the needs of the patients"

    Antonyms:
    photosensitive, touchy, light-sensitive, delicate, responsive, excitable, irritable, huffy, nociceptive, thin-skinned, reactive, sensitive, radiosensitive, oversensitive, highly sensitive, feisty, erogenous, alive(p)

Wiktionary

  1. insensitive(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    unaffected

  2. insensitive(adjective)

    Not having normal physical feeling

    Synonyms:
    unaffected

  3. insensitive(adjective)

    Not having normal emotional feelings, cold, tactless, undiplomatic

    Synonyms:
    unaffected

How to use insensitive in a sentence?

  1. Dell Loy Hansen:

    I believe that communities are strengthened by diversity, i am truly sorry for offending and being insensitive to the plight of others. I seek to do better and commit to supporting and improving diversity and inclusion in my own community going forward.

  2. David Ling:

    To be on board and confronted by a safety video you’re obliged to watch set in Antarctica is beyond ironic, it is the ultimate insensitive insult to the families, both immediate and wider.

  3. Darren Soto:

    Our local community has also stood with The Juarez family during this traumatizing experience, from schoolteachers to church members and supportive neighbors. It is a sad day for our entire community as we will all be affected by this insensitive deportation order.

  4. Shari Runner:

    Critics quickly called him out for what they dubbed tone-deaf comments, in which he seemed to be blaming the victims. Shari Runner, former president and CEO of the Chicago Urban League, deemed the remarks insensitive. I can not see the victims of racist policies and bigoted practices shamed by anyone who says they need to do better or be better in their circumstance. I wo n’t accept it, i think for the mayor to make a generalization about a community is more than just misspoken, Kwame Raoul said, it's outright wrong.

  5. Lois Lerner:

    That was wrong, that was absolutely incorrect, it was insensitive and it was inappropriate. ... The IRS would like to apologize for that.

How to pronounce insensitive?

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How to say insensitive in sign language?

  1. insensitive

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3826sensitive
#11038responsive
#11658delicate
#13453reactive
#22833insensitive
#26620irritable
#45210touchy
#45589feisty
#62710huffy
#72009excitable
#80811photosensitive
#127824nociceptive
#134778erogenous
#221418oversensitive

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