What does insensible mean?

Definitions for insensible
ɪnˈsɛn sə bəlin·sen·si·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insensible(adj)

    incapable of physical sensation

    "insensible to pain"; "insensible earth"

  2. insensible(p), unaffected(p)(adj)

    unaware of or indifferent to

    "insensible to the suffering around him"

  3. indiscernible, insensible, undetectable(adj)

    barely able to be perceived

    "the transition was almost indiscernible"; "an almost insensible change"

  4. insensible, senseless(adj)

    unresponsive to stimulation

    "he lay insensible where he had fallen"; "drugged and senseless"

GCIDE

  1. Insensible(a.)

    Incapable of feeling a specific sensation or emotion; as, insensible to pity.

    Etymology: [L. insensibilis: cf. F. insensible. See In- not, and Sensible.]

Wiktionary

  1. insensible(Adjective)

    Unable to be perceived by the senses.

    Etymology: From Latin insensibilis

  2. insensible(Adjective)

    Incapable or deprived of physical sensation.

    Etymology: From Latin insensibilis

  3. insensible(Adjective)

    Unable to be understood; unintelligible.

    Etymology: From Latin insensibilis

  4. insensible(Adjective)

    Lacking sense or intelligence.

    Etymology: From Latin insensibilis

  5. insensible(Adjective)

    Incapable of mental feeling; indifferent.

    Etymology: From Latin insensibilis

  6. insensible(Adjective)

    Incapable of emotional feeling; callous; apathetic.

    Etymology: From Latin insensibilis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insensible(adj)

    destitute of the power of feeling or perceiving; wanting bodily sensibility

    Etymology: [L. insensibilis: cf. F. insensible. See In- not, and Sensible.]

  2. Insensible(adj)

    not susceptible of emotion or passion; void of feeling; apathetic; unconcerned; indifferent; as, insensible to danger, fear, love, etc.; -- often used with of or to

    Etymology: [L. insensibilis: cf. F. insensible. See In- not, and Sensible.]

  3. Insensible(adj)

    incapable of being perceived by the senses; imperceptible. Hence: Progressing by imperceptible degrees; slow; gradual; as, insensible motion

    Etymology: [L. insensibilis: cf. F. insensible. See In- not, and Sensible.]

  4. Insensible(adj)

    not sensible or reasonable; meaningless

    Etymology: [L. insensibilis: cf. F. insensible. See In- not, and Sensible.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Insensible

    in-sen′si-bl, adj. not having feeling: not susceptible of emotion: callous: dull: unconscious: imperceptible by the senses.—ns. Insensibil′ity, Insen′sibleness; Insen′siblist, an unfeeling person.—adv. Insen′sibly.—adj. Insen′suous, not sensuous: without the power of perception.

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How to say insensible in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insensible in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insensible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of insensible in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Jay Gould:

    “The literal record was not a hopelessly and imperfect fraction of truly insensible gradation within large populations but an accurate reflection of the actual process identified by evolutionists as the chief motor of biological change. The theory of punctuated equilibrium was, in its initial formulation, little more than this insight adumbrated.”

  2. Saadi:

    A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity.

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