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insensibility

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

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


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