insensitiveness
noun see insensitive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • insensitiveness — insensitive ► ADJECTIVE 1) showing or feeling no concern for the feelings of others. 2) not sensitive to physical sensation. 3) not appreciative of or able to respond to something. DERIVATIVES insensitively adverb insensitiveness noun… …   English terms dictionary

  • insensitiveness — See insensitively. * * * …   Universalium

  • insensitiveness — in sen·si·tive·ness || ɪn sensÉ™tɪvnɪs n. state of lacking feeling, inconsiderateness, callousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • insensitiveness — in·sensitiveness …   English syllables

  • insensitiveness — See: insensitive …   English dictionary

  • insensitiveness — noun the inability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment • Syn: ↑insensitivity • Ant: ↑sensitiveness, ↑sensitivity (for: ↑insensitivity) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • insensitive — insensitiveness, insensitivity, n. /in sen si tiv/, adj. 1. deficient in human sensibility, acuteness of feeling, or consideration; unfeeling; callous: an insensitive person. 2. not physically sensitive: insensitive skin. 3. not affected by… …   Universalium

  • insensitivity — noun the inability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment • Syn: ↑insensitiveness • Ant: ↑sensitiveness (for: ↑insensitiveness), ↑sensitivity • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • boorish — adjective Date: 1562 resembling or befitting a boor (as in crude insensitivity) • boorishly adverb • boorishness noun Synonyms: boorish, churlish, loutish, clownish mean uncouth in manners or appearance. boorish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coarse — adjective (coarser; coarsest) Etymology: Middle English cors, perhaps from course, noun Date: 14th century 1. of ordinary or inferior quality or value ; common 2. a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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