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1. Not physically sensitive; numb.
a. Lacking in sensitivity to the feelings or circumstances of others; unfeeling.
b. Indifferent or inattentive: insensitive to the needs of the customers.
3. Not readily responsive to external influence or stimulation: a commodity price that is insensitive to fluctuations in demand.
in·sen′si·tiv′i·ty, in·sen′si·tive·ness n.
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|Adv.||1.||insensitively - in an insensitive manner; "the police officer questioned the woman rather insensitively about the attack"|
sensitively - in a sensitive manner; "she questioned the victim very sensitively about the attack"
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