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 be probably 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
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adj barely able to be perceived

“an almost insensible change”
Synonyms:
indiscernible, undetectable
imperceptible, unperceivable
impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses

adj 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
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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adj 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

adj 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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