insensitive: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in-sen'si-tiv), [key]
— adj.
  1. deficient in human sensibility, acuteness of feeling, or consideration; unfeeling; callous: an insensitive person.
  2. not physically sensitive: insensitive skin.
  3. not affected by physical or chemical agencies or influences: insensitive to light.
  4. not readily responsive or aware: insensitive to the needs of the peasants.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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