Adjective "Insensitive" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Insensitive


    Definition:

    1. deficient in human sensibility, acuteness of feeling, or consideration; unfeeling; callous: an insensitive person.

    2. not physically sensitive: insensitive skin.

    3. not affected by physical or chemical agencies or influences: insensitive to light.

    4. not readily responsive or aware: insensitive to the needs of the peasants.

    Examples:

    "people can be insensitive to ideas."

    "democracies can be insensitive to deaths."

    "banks can be insensitive to clients."

    "tests can be insensitive to effects."

    "tendencies can be insensitive to feelings."

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