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insensibility

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of insensibility

  1. 1 a lack of emotion or emotional expressiveness the husband's general insensibility is creating great tension in the marriage Synonyms of insensibility affectlessness, emotionlessness, impassiveness, impassivity, apathy, numbness, phlegmWords Related to insensibility bloodlessness, callosity, callousness, coldness, coolness, halfheartedness, hard-heartedness, hardness, heartlessness, imperturbability, insensitivity, obduracy; blankness, deadness, emptiness, vacancy; aloofness, detachment, indifference, unconcern; stiffness, woodennessNear Antonyms of insensibility compassion, empathy, pity, sympathy; receptiveness, receptivity, responsiveness, sensitivity; solicitude, tenderness, understanding, warmth; hand-wringing, histrionics, hysteria, hysterics, melodrama; vehemenceAntonyms of insensibility emotion, feeling, sensibility

  2. 2 a temporary state of unconsciousness knocked into insensibility by the blow to the head Synonyms of insensibility blackout, faint, knockout, swim, swoon, syncopeWords Related to insensibility daze, stupor, trance; drowsiness, narcosis, sleep, somnolence


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