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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

How to pronounce insensitive?

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Veena
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How to say insensitive in sign language?

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#230883indelicate

How to use insensitive in a sentence?

  1. Dorothy Brown:

    The nicest thing you can say is that it's the most insensitive thing we've seen in a long time, the other extreme is, this was done deliberately. It's sending a signal. We don't want anybody challenging the status quo. Here is a body as a reminder.

  2. Miami Marlins:

    Mr. Schnatter’s derogatory and insensitive comments are not at all reflective of the values of our organization.

  3. Rod Skirvin:

    Officer Valenti is accepting of the suspension and is not going to fight it, officer Valenti wishes to extend an apology to the David Hogg family and any family that was offended by his comment. Officer Valenti realizes Officer Valenti comments were insensitive and deeply regrets what Officer Valenti has done.

  4. Syreeta Spencer:

    It would be different if she cussed at them or yelled at them. Of course, that's not appropriate, but to bring up picking cotton to a group of mostly brown and black kids is definitely inappropriate, it was a very insensitive and mean comment to say.

  5. Benton Ross:

    If it’s insensitive, then maybe they should just have thicker skin. i don’t think [Biscuit employees] meant anything sour by it or to cast a negative light on the next generation at all.


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