Definition of Insensibility

1. Noun. A lack of sensibility.

Generic synonyms: Unconsciousness
Derivative terms: Insensible, Insensible
Antonyms: Sensibility



2. Noun. Devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness.
Exact synonyms: Callosity, Callousness, Hardness, Unfeelingness
Generic synonyms: Insensitiveness, Insensitivity
Specialized synonyms: Dullness
Derivative terms: Callous, Callous, Hard, Insensible, Unfeeling

Definition of Insensibility

1. n. The state or quality of being insensible; want of sensibility; torpor; unconsciousness; as, the insensibility produced by a fall, or by opiates.

Definition of Insensibility

1. Noun. The property of being insensible. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Insensibility

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insensibility

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Literary usage of Insensibility

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1. Observations on Man, His Frame, His Duty, and His Expectations by David Hartley (1834)
"It seems probable, that the Soul will remain in a State of Inactivity, though perhaps not of insensibility, from Death to the Resurrection. ..."

2. Observations on Man, His Frame, His Duty, and His Expectations by David Hartley (1834)
"It seems probable, that the Soul will remain in a State of Inactivity, though perhaps not of insensibility, from Death to the Resurrection. ..."

3. Transactions of the Annual Meeting by Ohio State Medical Society (1862)
"Often to moderate pain ; mostly to insensibility. Twice to insensibility in puerperal convulsions, curing. Partial insensibility. Unconsciousness. ..."

4. God's Way of Peace: A Book for the Anxious by Horatius Bonar (1878)
"Is not your insensibility one of your worst sins. A hard-hearted child is one of the most hateful of beings. You may pity and excuse many things, ..."

5. The Book of Peace: A Collection of Essays on War and Peace by George Cone Beckwith, American Peace Society (1845)
"insensibility TO THE EVILS OF WAR/ BY WM. ... DD I wow proceed to point out some causes of that insensibility to the evils of war, so common in the world, ..."

6. The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life by Hannah More (1827)
"insensibility to Eternal He/whom private society allows himself ls a madness ... insensibility to eternal things, in who are standing on the brink of ..."

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