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Exhibiting a lack of responsiveness.
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the quality of tending not to respond readily to stimuli, questions, etc
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|Noun||1.||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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