insensitiveness


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in·sen·si·tive

 (ĭn-sĕn′sĭ-tĭv)
adj.
1. Not physically sensitive; numb.
2.
a. Lacking in sensitivity to the feelings or circumstances of others; unfeeling.
b. Indifferent or inattentive: insensitive to the needs of the customers.
3. Not readily responsive to external influence or stimulation: a commodity price that is insensitive to fluctuations in demand.

in·sen′si·tive·ly adv.
in·sen′si·tiv′i·ty, in·sen′si·tive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insensitiveness - the inability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
crassitude, crassness - the quality of being crass--devoid of refinement
tin ear - insensitivity to the appropriateness or subtlety of language; "he has a tin ear for dialogue"
callousness, unfeelingness, callosity, insensibility, hardness - devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
unperceptiveness - the lack of insight and sympathetic understanding
unkindness - lack of sympathy
inability, unfitness - lacking the power to perform
sensitiveness, sensitivity - the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
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Tantalised, enraged by the clumsy insensitiveness of the conductor, who put the stress on the wrong places, and annoyed by the vast flock of the audience tamely praising and acquiescing without knowing or caring, so she was not tantalized and enraged, only here, with eyes half-shut and lips pursed together, the atmosphere of forced solemnity increased her anger.
Many would read in them biases toward one group or another, and they would be accused of social insensitiveness.
AT a time when the Siddaramaiah- led Congress government in Karnataka is facing severe criticism for its insensitiveness towards crimes against women, state minister M.
Expressing concern over growing insensitiveness of Bangladesh government toward citizens, Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch said that this year has been tragic for Bangladesh, with political unrest leading to unnecessary deaths of protesters, security personnel, and bystanders.
Working on the same position continuously for 20 years is long enough to wear out anyone's passion and innovation impulses, and I really feel frightened whenever the scenario come to my mind that Hollysys dwindles away or run into big trouble due to my insensitiveness of any market or technology changes or inside bureaucracy.
I do not want to dwell into details of the past corruption in this address; but I do want to give you at least two examples of the insensitiveness and plunder which are directly related to power generation and load-shedding.