insensible

The adjective insensible is used to describe someone who is unconscious. If you keep your bowling ball on the top shelf of the closet and it rolls out and conks you on the head, you will probably be rendered insensible.

The adjective insensible describes a lack of emotional response or being indifferent. If your friend says that the roller coaster was so scary it nearly made him vomit and you shrug and say, "Eh, it was okay," he may think you are insensible to fear. A lack of physical sensation can also be described as insensible. If your nerve endings are not acute and you don't feel much pain, you are insensible to pain. This can be dangerous, though, because you might not notice if you get hurt skateboarding.

Definitions of insensible
  1. adjective
    barely able to be perceived
    “an almost insensible change”
    synonyms: indiscernible, undetectable
    imperceptible, unperceivable
    impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses
  2. adjective
    incapable of physical sensation
    insensible to pain”
    insensible earth”
    Synonyms:
    incognizant, unaware
    (often followed by `of') not aware
    unconscious
    not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead
    anaesthetic, anesthetic
    characterized by insensibility
    asleep, benumbed, numb
    lacking sensation
    insensitive
    not responsive to physical stimuli
    insensitive
    deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive
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    Antonyms:
    sensible, sensitive
    able to feel or perceive
    aware, cognisant, cognizant
    (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
    conscious
    knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts
    sensitive
    responsive to physical stimuli
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  3. adjective
    unresponsive to stimulation
    “he lay insensible where he had fallen”
    synonyms: senseless
    unconscious
    not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead
  4. adjective
    unaware of or indifferent to
    insensible to the suffering around him”
    synonyms: unaffected
    insensitive
    deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive
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