Definition of Insensitivity

1. Noun. The inability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment.




Definition of Insensitivity

1. Noun. The condition of being insensitive ¹

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Definition of Insensitivity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insensitivity

insensed
insenses
insensibilities
insensibility
insensible
insensible(p)
insensible perspiration
insensible thirst
insensibleness
insensibly
insensing
insensitive
insensitively
insensitiveness
insensitivities
insensitivity (current term)
insensuous
insentience
insentiences
insentient
inseparabilities
inseparability
inseparable
inseparableness
inseparables
inseparably
inseparate
inseparately
insequent

Literary usage of Insensitivity

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1. Report of the Hundred and Seventeenth Round Table on Transport Economics by Ecmt, ECMT Staff, (Bruxelles) Economic Research Centre, SourceOECD (Online service), economics Round table on transport, Economic Research Centre (2001)
"insensitivity to scope or scale as well as to payment schedules, ... Recently the WTP for health protection and its insensitivity to scale was also ..."

2. Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Environment: Recent Developments by David William Pearce, Giles Atkinson, Susana Mourato (2006)
"Risk insensitivity in stated preference studies Past evidence has indicated that respondent WTP, in stated preference surveys, might be insufficiently ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1909)
"Thus the insensitivity to pain of the sympathetic nerve as tested in the experiments of Majendie was assumed to establish the insensitivity of the ..."

4. The New Larned History for Ready Reference, Reading and Research: The Actual by Josephus Nelson Larned, Augustus Hunt Shearer (1922)
"The insensitivity of mixtures ol trinitrotoluene and ammonium nitrate is so great ... [The] insensitivity of pressed trinitrotoluene, however, caused great ..."

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