insensitive - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    not noticing or caring about other people’s feelings or needs, and not worrying that things that you say or do may upset them
    insensitive to:

    He is totally insensitive to my feelings.

  2. 2
    not realizing the importance of something so that you do not take the necessary action to deal with it
    insensitive to:

    The government is completely insensitive to the political realities in the capital.

  3. 3
    not feeling the physical effect of something such as pain, heat, or cold
    insensitive to:

    insensitive to the cold

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noun [uncountable]