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un·re·spon·sive

 (ŭn′rĭ-spŏn′sĭv)
adj.
Exhibiting a lack of responsiveness.

un′re·spon′sive·ly adv.
un′re·spon′sive·ness n.

unresponsive

(ˌʌnrɪˈspɒnsɪv)
adj
not reacting or responding to an action, question, suggestion, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unresponsive - not responding to some influence or stimulus
insensitive - not responsive to physical stimuli; "insensitive to radiation"
insensitive - deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive; "insensitive to the needs of the patients"
responsive - readily reacting or replying to people or events or stimuli; showing emotion; "children are often the quickest and most responsive members of the audience"
2.unresponsive - aloof or indifferentunresponsive - aloof or indifferent; "was unresponsive to her passionate advances"
cool - psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike; "relations were cool and polite"; "a cool reception"; "cool to the idea of higher taxes"
3.unresponsive - not susceptible to suggestion or influenceunresponsive - not susceptible to suggestion or influence
insusceptible, unsusceptible - not susceptible to

unresponsive

adjective
1. Lacking responsiveness or alertness:
3. Deficient in or lacking sexual desire:
Translations

unresponsive

[ˈʌnrɪsˈpɒnsɪv] ADJinsensible, sordo (to a)

unresponsive

[ˌʌnrɪˈspɒnsɪv] adj
(= indifferent) [person, government] → indifférent(e)
to be unresponsive to sth [+ needs] → ne pas répondre à qch
(= not reacting physically) [person, body] → sans réaction

unresponsive

adj (physically) → nicht reagierend attr; (emotionally, intellectually) → gleichgültig, unempfänglich; to be unresponsivenicht reagieren (→ to auf +acc); (to advances, pleas, request also) → nicht empfänglich sein (to für); an unresponsive audienceein Publikum, das nicht mitgeht or nicht reagiert; I suggested it but he was fairly unresponsiveich habe es vorgeschlagen, aber er ist nicht groß darauf eingegangen or er zeigte sich nicht sehr interessiert; still heavily sedated and totally unresponsiveunter starkem Drogeneinfluss und völlig teilnahmslos

unresponsive

[ˈʌnrɪsˈpɒnsiv] adjche non reagisce
unresponsive to → insensibile a

unresponsive

adj que no responde
References in classic literature ?
He don't know but I know," he shouted, stopping to gaze down into the dumb, unresponsive face of the half-wit.
Medlock, staring at her queer, unresponsive little face.
He dropped the reins and caught her hand, and she made no resistance, although her touch was unresponsive.
I should have remembered that you despised poetic natures, and should have given you coral, or turquoise, or some other opaque unresponsive stone.
He also intended to write on many other matters which do not concern us, and doubtless would have done so but for the slight feverish headache which made him dull and unresponsive at mess.
He had looked forward, with more anticipation than even he himself had realized, to the thrill which he had supposed fatherhood would bring, taking it entirely for granted that he would feel a bond with this small reincarnation of his own being, but after the first week of attempting to get interested in the unresponsive bundle that was his son, he decided the idea of a baby had certainly signified in his mind emotions which this tiny, troublesome creature, with a voice like a small-sized foghorn, did not cause to materialize.
Consequently, when the ball ceased to roll and a sepulchral voice croaked the news that eight was the winning number, he fixed on the croupier a gaze that began by being joyful and expectant and ended, the croupier remaining entirely unresponsive, by being wrathful.
And I think the Nipper recalled that name as he ground his heel upon an unresponsive flagstone.
He made the announcement as if the name alone would explain both his visit and its manner, but I could see, by my companion's unresponsive face, that it meant no more to him than to me.
There was something horrible to Dorothea in the sensation which this unresponsive hardness inflicted on her.
This was really interesting, but when Dorothy patted the cat she found the glass cold and hard and unresponsive, so she decided at once that Bungle would never do for a pet.
Then we'll get married on triolets that will sell," he asserted stoutly, putting his arm around her and drawing a very unresponsive sweetheart toward him.