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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 ?
The atmosphere of the many loves that had sanctified the little house was all about her; the companionship of two healthy, happy, young folks of her own generation encircled her; she felt and yielded to the magic of her surroundings--Miss Cornelia and Captain Jim would scarcely have recognized her; Anne found it hard to believe that this was the cold, unresponsive woman she had met on the shore--this animated girl who talked and listened with the eagerness of a starved soul.
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.
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.
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.
Hold up, will you,' said Mr Tappertit, in a very unresponsive tone, 'I'll let you fall if you don't.
My dear fellow," he cried, wringing Holmes' unresponsive hand, "congratulate me
He don't know but I know," he shouted, stopping to gaze down into the dumb, unresponsive face of the half-wit.
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.
There was something horrible to Dorothea in the sensation which this unresponsive hardness inflicted on her.
Now I met her appealing gaze with an unresponsive eye.