insensitively


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in·sen·si·tive

 (ĭn-sĕn′sĭ-tĭv)
adj.
1. Not physically sensitive; numb.
2.
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·tive·ly adv.
in·sen′si·tiv′i·ty, in·sen′si·tive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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 rape victim very sensitively about the attack"
Translations

insensitively

[ɪnˈsensɪtɪvlɪ] ADVcon falta de sensibilidad

insensitively

[ɪnˈsɛnsɪtɪvlɪ] advinsensibilmente, senza sensibilità
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A priest was called upon, but insensitively suggested that a psychiatrist was needed.
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This is a truly horrendous attack which has been reported completely insensitively. Have some empathy.
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