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Synonyms for insensitive
ɪnˈsɛn sɪ tɪv

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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

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How to say insensitive in sign language?

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How to use insensitive in a sentence?

  1. President James R. Ramsey:

    I want to personally apologize for the recent incident and any pain that it may have caused our students, faculty, staff and the community. We did not intend to cause harm or to be insensitive, i hope this doesn't detract from the hard work we -- the entire UofL community -- have done and continue to do in building an inclusive, supportive, welcoming campus for all our university family.

  2. Thomas Markle:

    If the queen is willing to meet our arrogant and insensitive president, she has no excuse not to meet me - I'm nowhere near as bad.

  3. Sean Spicer:

    I was obviously trying to make a point about the heinous acts that Assad had made against his own people last week, using chemical weapons and gas. Frankly, I mistakenly made an inappropriate and insensitive reference to the Holocaust, for which there is no comparison, and for that I apologize. It was a mistake to do that.

  4. Cedric Richmond:

    President Trump’s comments are yet another confirmation of his racially insensitive and ignorant views. It also reinforces the concerns that we hear every day, that the President’s slogan Make America Great Again is really code for Make America White Again.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    It is always possible to be happy by ignoring the sufferings of the millions! People with high conscience can never attain this kind of insensitive happiness!


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