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Princeton's WordNet

  1. numbly, insensiblyadverb

    in a numb manner; without feeling

    "I stared at him numbly"


  1. insensiblyadverb

    In a insensible manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Insensiblyadverb

    Etymology: from insensible.

    The planet earth, so stedfast though she seem,
    Insensibly three different motions moves. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    The hills rise insensibly, and leave the eye a vast uninterrupted prospect. Joseph Addison, on Italy.

    Equal they were form'd,
    Save what sin hath impair'd, which yet hath wrought
    Insensibly. John Milton.

    Proposals agreeable to our passions will insensibly prevail upon our weakness. John Rogers, Sermons.

    Insensibly came on her side. Jonathan Swift.


  1. insensibly

    "Insensibility" is a poem written by Wilfred Owen during the First World War which explores the effect of warfare on soldiers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insensiblyadverb

    in a manner not to be felt or perceived; imperceptibly; gradually

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insensibly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insensibly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of insensibly in a Sentence

  1. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:

    It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.

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    the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
    • A. relocation
    • B. match
    • C. investigating
    • D. intelligence

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