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3 definitions found
 for insensibility
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Insensibility \In*sen`si*bil"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F.
     insensibilit['e].]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. The state or quality of being insensible; lack of
        sensibility; torpor; unconsciousness; as, the
        insensibility produced by a fall, or by opiates.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Lack of tenderness or susceptibility of emotion or
        passion; dullness; stupidity.
  
     Syn: Dullness; numbness; unfeelingness; stupidity; torpor;
          apathy; impassiveness; indifference.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  insensibility
      n 1: a lack of sensibility [ant: aesthesia, esthesia,
           sensibility]
      2: devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness [syn:
         unfeelingness, callousness, callosity, hardness,
         insensibility]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  92 Moby Thesaurus words for "insensibility":
     abstraction, abulia, alienation, anxiety, anxiety equivalent,
     anxiety state, apathy, blindness, casualness, catatonic stupor,
     compulsion, crudity of intellect, deafness, dejection, depression,
     detachment, dim-sightedness, elation, emotionalism, euphoria,
     folie du doute, hypochondria, hysteria, hysterics, impassivity,
     imperceptiveness, impercipience, imprudence, inanimateness,
     inanimation, incognizance, incomprehension, indifference,
     indiscreetness, indiscretion, indiscriminateness, indiscrimination,
     inertness, insensibleness, insensitivity, insentience,
     lack of feeling, lack of refinement, lethargy, lifelessness, mania,
     melancholia, mental distress, mindlessness, nearsightedness,
     nonrealization, nonrecognition, nonunderstanding, oblivion,
     obliviousness, obsession, pathological indecisiveness, phlegm,
     preoccupation, promiscuity, promiscuousness, psychalgia,
     psychomotor disturbance, purblindness, senselessness,
     shortsightedness, stoicism, stolidity, stupor, syncretism,
     tactlessness, tic, twitching, unapprehendingness, unawareness,
     unconsciousness, uncriticalness, undiscerningness,
     undiscriminatingness, undiscriminativeness, unfastidiousness,
     unfeelingness, unmeticulousness, unmindfulness, unparticularness,
     unperceptiveness, unpreciseness, unresponsiveness, unselectiveness,
     untactfulness, unwittingness, withdrawal
  
  

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