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1. Not physically sensitive; numb.
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.
The right activists and members of civil society have strongly reacting over the insensitiveness towards the plight of the workers.
The right activists and members of civil society have strongly reacted over the insensitiveness towards the plight of the workers.
However, when protests come at the cost of disrupting normal life in any region, the public, already deeply hurt by communal tensions running high in the country, tends to condemn the political motives that inspire such violent clashes and are quick to berate the leaders for their insensitiveness.
Dear readers, your pieces of counsel will no doubt put this woman's mind at rest as she is being rattled by her husband's insensitiveness to her cries for a helping hand and her s3xual needs.
In a statement Saeed Ghani said that this insensitiveness of Sharif brothers must be condemned.
According to the cryptanalysis of chaotic image encryption algorithm in proposed papers, a variety of weaknesses have been found such as small key space, key stream completely depended on the secret key, insensitiveness for the changes of the plain image, and security defects to the chosen and known plaintext attacks.
Many of the problems Kerala is facing today are the insensitiveness and result of failures of successive governments and its development itself.
This result could be explained by the insensitiveness of MLT products to changes in relative ULC (8) and/or by a reduction in ULC much more notorious in other competing economies than in Germany.
In the course of the inquiry with regard to malfunction problems of the MRT3, the Sub-Committee observed the badges of negligence and inaction of [DOTC] officials led by Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya indicating insensitiveness, callous indifference and acts disadvantageous to the commuters, the Filipino public and the Government, Poe said in the 45-page report.
For the uncertainties in the EHSS, sliding mode control (SMC) attracted considerable attention [5-8], owing to its insensitiveness to the parameter perturbations and external disturbances during the sliding motion.
is not insensitiveness, but a physical equipment inadequate for dealing with poetry" (41).