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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unresponsiveadjective

    not responding to some influence or stimulus

  2. unresponsiveadjective

    aloof or indifferent

    "was unresponsive to her passionate advances"

  3. unresponsiveadjective

    not susceptible to suggestion or influence


  1. unresponsiveadjective

    Not responsive; unreactive.

  2. unresponsiveadjective

    Indifferent or apathetic; emotionless.


  1. unresponsive

    A coma is a deep state of prolonged unconsciousness in which a person cannot be awakened, fails to respond normally to painful stimuli, light, or sound, lacks a normal wake-sleep cycle and does not initiate voluntary actions. Coma patients exhibit a complete absence of wakefulness and are unable to consciously feel, speak or move. Comas can be derived by natural causes, or can be medically induced.Clinically, a coma can be defined as the inability consistently to follow a one-step command. It can also be defined as a score of ≤ 8 on the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) lasting ≥ 6 hours. For a patient to maintain consciousness, the components of wakefulness and awareness must be maintained. Wakefulness describes the quantitative degree of consciousness, whereas awareness relates to the qualitative aspects of the functions mediated by the cortex, including cognitive abilities such as attention, sensory perception, explicit memory, language, the execution of tasks, temporal and spatial orientation and reality judgment. From a neurological perspective, consciousness is maintained by the activation of the cerebral cortex—the gray matter that forms the outer layer of the brain—and by the reticular activating system (RAS), a structure located within the brainstem.


  1. unresponsive

    Unresponsive refers to a state of not reacting to or answering stimuli, requests, information, or changes in circumstances or environment. It can refer to a person who is unconscious or indifferent, a system or device that is not working, or a situation where there is no progress or change despite efforts.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unresponsive in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unresponsive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of unresponsive in a Sentence

  1. Jan Dawson:

    This will be a big deal in creating a much more useful set of apps for the Watch, watch apps could feel slow and unresponsive at times.

  2. Laksheish M Patel:

    Dirty game of sbi cap securities is still seen today as it has again frozen all its trading web pages to make it unresponsive so that traders can't do any buy or sale of shares

  3. Gordon Merry:

    EMS was able to resuscitate the mother, but the child is going to have a rough life. He kept crying and was devastated because his mother was just lying on the floor, unresponsive, it is just so sad.

  4. Lakshheish M Patel:

    SBI securities have again made its web trading platform unresponsive meaningby whenyou astrader try to put price for buy or sell shares it will not accept as you are unable to feed because keys do not work of their platform.

  5. Lakshheish M Patel:

    SBI brokerage is again on its daily practice of not allowing traders to sell shares as it has jammed its trading platform .All pages have UNRESPONSIVE while it is short selling closing hour. A scoundrel brokerage firm

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  • piittaamaton, reagoimaton, välinpitämätönFinnish
  • insensible, qui ne réagit pasFrench
  • apatic, nesensibil, nerăspundent, nereacționant, indiferent, nereactiv, nu răspundeRomanian
  • okänsligSwedish
  • 反應遲鈍Chinese

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