What does insensitive mean?
Definitions for insensitive
ɪnˈsɛn sɪ tɪvin·sen·si·tive
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word insensitive.
not responsive to physical stimuli
"insensitive to radiation"
deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive
"insensitive to the needs of the patients"
Not having normal physical feeling
Not having normal emotional feelings, cold, tactless, undiplomatic
not sensitive; wanting sensation, or wanting acute sensibility
"Insensitive" is the title of a track from the 1994 Jann Arden album Living Under June; an international hit single, "Insensitive" remains the career record for Arden. The song is unique in Arden's repertoire as the one song she's made the first recorded version of which she did not write, the composer of "Insensitive" being Anne Loree.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-sen′si-tiv, adj. not sensitive.
The numerical value of insensitive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of insensitive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of insensitive in a Sentence
I have followed the ethical rules and requirements of my office at all times, these false claims of insensitive remarks about race and gender are totally inconsistent with my longstanding record and values.
I have regretted them for many years since — not just because they were stupid, not at all funny, wildly insensitive, and certainly not provocative like I had hoped, but also because they don't reflect the person I am today or have been for some time.
The ad in question is insensitive and does not reflect our brand values regarding diversity and inclusion.
My husband’s reference to Anne Frank at a mandate rally in D.C. was reprehensible and insensitive, the atrocities that millions endured during the Holocaust should never be compared to anyone or anything. His opinions are not a reflection of my own.
I would like these types of campaigns to stop, they're very insensitive, and are usually just a trend in social media.I'm all for raising awareness to showcase what breast cancer really looks like. It feels like it's just for women who want to get their breast out on the Internet.
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- insensibleCatalan, Valencian
- turta, tunteeton, kylmä, tunnotonFinnish
- 無神経, 鈍感, 平気Japanese
- okänslig, känslolösSwedish
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