Adjective(1) incapable of physical sensation(2) unaware of or indifferent to(3) barely able to be perceived(4) unresponsive to stimulation
(1) She was quite insensible to the tone in which I had spoken; she went on from bad to worse.(2) They take me, insensible , up the ladder to their prison and have me tied down in boxes where the winter wind comes in the gaps and freezes them.(3) This operation gives not the least pain to the bird, the point of the hook merely taking hold in the horny and insensible tip of the bill.(4) In the process of impressionistically conveying that Jim seems acted upon by occult forces that render him insensible to reason, Marlow is himself diverted from his narrative intent.(5) However, there are conditions that may increase so-called insensible losses through sites such as the skin.(6) Peter Bell is a potter, a lawless, roving man, insensible to the beauty of nature.(7) Meanwhile, go read some of the fine blogs at the side there, and I'll just nip off and quietly drink myself insensible in the hiatus.(8) This would make me woozy and two glasses would render me insensible .(9) We are intelligent beings: intelligent beings cannot have been formed by a crude, blind, insensible being: there is certainly some difference between the ideas of Newton and the dung of a mule.(10) The pioneer is insensible to arguments touching the future supply├ö├ç┬¬ The want of foresight that permitted the destruction of these magnificent forests will be bitterly lamented.(11) By harping constantly only on the scenario in which guns may actually prove to be useful and can legitimately be used, we appear as people who are grossly out of touch with, and insensible to, the real nature and extent of the problem.(12) Rieff now contends that such an insensible change has become not a danger but an appalling fact.(13) Nilsen made sure the men he killed were insensible from drink before he strangled them, and wrote tenderly about them after the killing was over.(14) The choreography keeps this single-mindedness through the four sections of Lou Harrison's score: often, the dancers seem to work at staying insensible of those nearby, yet their movements coordinate perfectly with others.(15) Once having imbibed too much liquor he became sleepy and insensible .(16) But Gillray is not insensible to the ironies of human existence, and if he is patriotically attached to the values that he believes make his country the superior of its enemies, he is certainly no xenophobe.
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