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insensibility


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Insensibility  \In*sen`si*bil"i*ty\,  n.  [Cf.  F. 
  insensibilit['e].] 
  1.  The  state  or  quality  of  being  insensible;  want  of 
  sensibility;  torpor;  unconsciousness;  as  the 
  insensibility  produced  by  a  fall,  or  by  opiates. 
 
  2.  Want  of  tenderness  or  susceptibility  of  emotion  or 
  passion;  dullness;  stupidity. 
 
  Syn:  Dullness;  numbness;  unfeelingness;  stupidity;  torpor; 
  apathy;  impassiveness;  indifference. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  insensibility 
  n  1:  a  lack  of  sensibility  [ant:  {sensibility}] 
  2:  devoid  of  passion  or  feeling  [syn:  {unfeelingness},  {callousness}, 
  {hardness}] 




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