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  1. insensitivity, insensitivenessnoun

    the inability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment

    Synonyms:
    insensitiveness

    Antonyms:
    sensitivity, sensitiveness

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  1. Terry Bradshaw:

    I made an insensitive remark today about Ken Jeong, who I've known for some time, i've spoken to Ken Jeong about the importance of cultural respect and apologized for my offensive comments. I would like to also apologize to the Asian-American community for my insensitivity.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    Planned Parenthood has apologized for the insensitivity of the employee who was taped and they will continue to answer questions for Congress and others.

  3. Goa Kerle:

    Don 't put mediocrity, insensitivity and tradition before sound reason and compassion.

  4. James Cox:

    People with rare insensitivity to pain can be valuable to medical research as we learn how their genetic mutations impact how they experience pain, so we would encourage anyone who does not experience pain to come forward.

  5. Mike Richards:

    It is humbling to confront a terribly embarrassing moment of misjudgment, thoughtlessness, and insensitivity from nearly a decade ago, looking back now, there is no excuse, of course, for the comments I made on this podcast and I am deeply sorry.


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