unfeeling


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un·feel·ing

 (ŭn-fē′lĭng)
adj.
1. Having no physical feeling or sensation; insentient.
2. Not sympathetic to others; callous or hardhearted.

un·feel′ing·ly adv.
un·feel′ing·ness n.

unfeeling

(ʌnˈfiːlɪŋ)
adj
1. without sympathy; callous
2. without physical feeling or sensation
unˈfeelingly adv
unˈfeelingness n

un•feel•ing

(ʌnˈfi lɪŋ)

adj.
1. having no feeling; insensible or insensate.
2. unsympathetic; callous; hardhearted.
[before 1000]
un•feel′ing•ly, adv.
un•feel′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unfeeling - devoid of feeling for othersunfeeling - devoid of feeling for others; "an unfeeling wretch"
uncompassionate - lacking compassion or feeling for others; "nor silver-shedding tears could penetrate her uncompassionate sire"- Shakespeare
2.unfeeling - devoid of feeling or sensationunfeeling - devoid of feeling or sensation; "unfeeling trees"
insensate, insentient - devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation; "insentient (or insensate) stone"

unfeeling

adjective callous, insensitive, heartless, cold, cruel, hardened, stony, inhuman, unsympathetic, uncaring, apathetic, pitiless, hardhearted an unfeeling bully who used his huge size to frighten people
callous kind, sensitive, caring, feeling, concerned, gentle, sympathetic, humane, benevolent

unfeeling

adjective
1. Lacking physical feeling or sensitivity:
Translations

unfeeling

[ʌnˈfiːlɪŋ] ADJinsensible

unfeeling

[ʌnˈfiːlɪŋ] adjinsensible

unfeeling

adjgefühllos; response, reply alsoherzlos; lookungerührt; (= without sensation also)empfindungslos

unfeeling

[ʌnˈfiːlɪŋ] adjinsensibile, duro/a
References in classic literature ?
His mother had whipped him for drinking some cream which he had never tasted and knew nothing about; it was plain that she was tired of him and wished him to go; if she felt that way, there was nothing for him to do but succumb; he hoped she would be happy, and never regret having driven her poor boy out into the unfeeling world to suffer and die.
He seemed really anxious to accommodate them and the whole of his letter was written in so friendly a style as could not fail of giving pleasure to his cousin; more especially at a moment when she was suffering under the cold and unfeeling behaviour of her nearer connections.
You think me an unfeeling, loose-principled rake: don't you?
An unfeeling child,' I thought to myself; 'how lightly she dismisses her old playmate's troubles.
What have I done to be treated in this unfeeling manner?
I don't know how scarce you mayn't make the wittles and drink here, by your flopping tricks and your unfeeling conduct.
It should be Christmas Day, I am sure,' said she, `on which one drinks the health of such an odious, stingy, hard, unfeeling man as Mr Scrooge.
Peggotty seemed very much shocked at himself for having made a speech capable of this unfeeling construction, but was prevented from replying, by Peggotty's pulling his sleeve, and shaking her head.
Not to say an unfeeling thing," said I, "he cannot do better than go.
The vindication of the loved object is the best balm affection can find for its wounds:--"A man must have so much on his mind," is the belief by which a wife often supports a cheerful face under rough answers and unfeeling words.
Athelstane coloured deeply, for such had been his own fate on the last day of the tournament; while Rowena, who was pleased in the same proportion, as if to make amends for the brutal jest of her unfeeling suitor, requested Rebecca to ride by her side.
I don't know what sort of folk they can be, so unfeeling and heartless, that rather than bestow a glance upon a worthy man they leave him to die or go mad.