insensibility insensibility

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a lack of sensibility
  2. (n) devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness

Usage(s):

  1. The local priest, one Kosheliev, caused the suspected culprits to be immersed in a freezing stream for an hour, and then beaten into insensibility.
  2. The local priest, one Kosheliev, caused the suspected culprits to be immersed in a freezing stream for an hour, and then beaten into insensibility.
  3. Gaylin believes this insensibility stems from a lack of identity with anyone else or with the community.

Quotes

  1. "I've been terribly disappointed......to see what is total insensibility on most of corporate America," Isakson said Monday. "To see incredibly high raises when we are in a difficult time and when people are tightening their belts illustrates...
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Johnny Isakson Source: TMCnet

  2. "I hope to be proved wrong this evening", Fini added, but in the budget under discussion "the Government's total insensibility to issues concerning law and order and taxation has to be condemned. After a lot of talk, it does not seem to us...
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Gianfranco Fini Source: Agenzia Giornalistica Italia

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