Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not physically sensitive; numb.
  • adjective Lacking in sensitivity to the feelings or circumstances of others; unfeeling.
  • adjective Indifferent or inattentive.
  • adjective Not readily responsive to external influence or stimulation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not sensitive; having little or no sensibility.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not sensitive; wanting sensation, or wanting acute sensibility.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not having normal physical feeling
  • adjective Not having normal emotional feelings, cold, tactless, undiplomatic

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not responsive to physical stimuli
  • adjective deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive

Etymologies

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in- +‎ sensitive

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