unfeelingness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unfeelingness - devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
insensitiveness, insensitivity - the inability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
dullness - lack of sensibility; "there was a dullness in his heart"; "without him the dullness of her life crept into her work no matter how she tried to compartmentalize it."
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20) The value of the choral view lies not only in its recognition of the artificiality of any given ideological plot, but also, like the ostensive moment, in its capacity to expose "the underlying unfeelingness of the earth.
Since we were blessed with minds and feelings, we were cursed with minding about the unfeelingness of the universe.
When we identify the queer Welty and the camp Welty in texts such as "The Hitch-Hikers" and The Optimist's Daughter, we can see that, even in works that would appear to represent the most stark moral contrasts, the most shocking vulgarity, unfeelingness, and ignorance and the most "deviant" ways of life and sensibility, Welty is seeking not judgment but understanding both for herself and her readers.