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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Absence seizures also are generalized but mild and characterized by immobility, a fixed stare, and unresponsiveness to outside stimuli.
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Factors that are associated with poor outcome include unresponsiveness on admission, a need for intubation, age of less than 6 months, and bilateral or unilateral diffuse hypodensity (hemorrhage) on CT scan.
"We have been constantly reaching out to the distressed cager despite his unresponsiveness and absence from the team prior even to these recent untoward incidents.
We have been continually reaching out to the distressed cager despite his unresponsiveness and absence from the team prior even to these untoward recent incidents.
Unresponsiveness and staring, chewing, lip-smacking and even experiencing strange visual images are also indicative of a seizure.
Funa pointed out that IC's continuing receipt of numerous complaints against Caritas Health from the general public 'demonstrates the prima facie inadequacy and unresponsiveness of the company's action plans.'
'The IC's continuing receipt of numerous complaints against Caritas Health from the general public demonstrates the prima facie inadequacy and unresponsiveness of the company's action plans,' Funa said.
'MDCAN COOUTH strongly condemns the seeming unresponsiveness of government at creating the enabling platform for an amicable resolution of the impasse which is having its heavy effect on our patients.
It said it had received innumerable reports from migrant women who had applied to the police, the social welfare services and in many instances to courts, and where, instead of being assisted and supported, they came across indifference, unresponsiveness, disregard and in some cases they were re-victimised.