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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insensitivity, insensitivenessnoun

    the inability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment

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  1. insensitivitynoun

    The condition of being insensitive

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insensitivity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insensitivity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of insensitivity in a Sentence

  1. Hossam Haick:

    The attractiveness of this test lies in its non-invasiveness, ease of use, rapid predictiveness, insensitivity to confounding factors and potentially low cost.

  2. Mike Richards:

    It is humbling to confront a terribly embarrassing moment of misjudgment, thoughtlessness, and insensitivity from nearly a decade ago, looking back now, there is no excuse, of course, for the comments I made on this podcast and I am deeply sorry.

  3. Terry Bradshaw:

    I made an insensitive remark today about Ken Jeong, who I've known for some time, i've spoken to Ken Jeong about the importance of cultural respect and apologized for my offensive comments. I would like to also apologize to the Asian-American community for my insensitivity.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    Planned Parenthood has apologized for the insensitivity of the employee who was taped and they will continue to answer questions for Congress and others.

  5. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg:

    Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.

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