unresponsiveness


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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.

unresponsiveness

(ˌʌnrɪˈspɒnsɪvnɪs)
n
the quality of tending not to respond readily to stimuli, questions, etc
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Noun1.unresponsiveness - the quality of being unresponsive; not reacting; as a quality of people, it is marked by a failure to respond quickly or with emotion to people or events; "she began to recover from her numb unresponsiveness after the accident"; "in an instant all the deadness and withdrawal were wiped away"
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
frigidity, frigidness - sexual unresponsiveness (especially of women) and inability to achieve orgasm during intercourse
resistance - the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria)
responsiveness - the quality of being responsive; reacting quickly; as a quality of people, it involves responding with emotion to people and events

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For one thing, the symptoms - including unresponsiveness to parental affection and a host of developmental, communication, and socialisation problems - are present far too early in an autistic child's life to be considered a "mental" phenomenon.
ATLANTA -- Peanut sublingual immunotherapy induces clinically significant desensitization in the majority of subjects and can induce sustained unresponsiveness in a subset of children treated for 36-60 months, results from a small study suggest.
ISLAMABAD -- Seven Graveyards located in Islamabad are in a shambles condition because of the unresponsiveness of the Capital Development authority.
7] To overcome these limitations, Wijdicks and co-researchers [8,9] designed a scoring system in 2005 called the Full Outline of Unresponsiveness (FOUR) score as an alternative to the GCS to evaluate the awareness of patients with severe brain damage.
ATLANTA--Peanut sublingual immunotherapy induces clinically significant desensitization in the majority of subjects and can induce sustained unresponsiveness in a subset of children treated for 36-60 months, results from a small study suggest.
Later doses in a fixed dose regimen were well tolerated and resulted in immune unresponsiveness to the gluten epitopes in Nexvax2.
The panel, at a press conference in Seoul, said Kim Jong Un's North Korea has maintained the same unresponsiveness to more requests for information.
Health care providers are asked to educate patients and their families to seek attention immediately if they experience symptoms of unusual dizziness, lightheadedness, extreme sleepiness, slowed or difficult breathing, or unresponsiveness.
In the treatment of major depressive disorder the duration of response is as important as unresponsiveness to treatment.
The Full Outline of Unresponsiveness (FOUR) score measures the level of consciousness more comprehensively than the coma scales that are commonly used in Sweden.
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Patients experienced hyperglycemia, hypokalemia, acidosis, tachycardia, nausea and vomiting, confusion and disorientation, aggression, unresponsiveness, and seizures.