Definitions

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  • adj. Not sensible; silly, foolish.
  • adj. That cannot be sensed; imperceptible.
  • adj. Out of one's senses; unconscious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Insensible.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Insensible.
  • Not sensible; nonsensical.
  • Imperceptible.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ sensible

Examples

  • There is nothing unsensible about buying a designer handbag if one has the money, other than the word "unsensible", which is nonexistent.

    The Guardian World News

  • The directions from the farmhouse to the impossibly secluded Beach Hut were clear, but scrambling across cliff tops with bags and very unsensible footwear, we had only an inadequate torch and the alarming sound of crashing waves to make sure our romantic holiday didn't start with the wrong sort of splash.

    Summer holidays: 10 of the best trips for couples

  • My question is, beyond it not only be practically unsensible to "resurrect" Twoface just so he can flip coins and shoot folks in the third movie because HE DIED in The Dark Knight, why do you need to see him do that?

    Contest: Where Could The Dark Knight Go Next? « FirstShowing.net

  • I have ONE pair of unsensible shoes and Gordon gets mad at me when I wear them because I can't walk.

    Back to Work: 17 Days & Counting.

  • Having replaced my malfunctioning key word with an unsensible diet, compulsive exercise, and moderate vomiting, the pounds had finally begun to drop off.

    The Worst Years of Your Life

  • Lets being with your claim that libs are ‘illogical’, and ‘unsensible’.

    Think Progress » DeLay Flies Corporate Jet to Arraignment

  • So if you kick a stone, what you sense in kicking the stone is actually the stone, and not just a veil of mere sensations beyond which the wholly unsensible stone really exists.

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • She must have carried me in while I was unsensible.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • I will be spending this evening taking down the paintings, getting stuff into plastic, and trying to convince my laptop that I do, indeed, have Internet access at home, but so far, doing sensible things like reinstalling the modem driver and unsensible things like yelling "YOU DO TOO HAVE THE DEVICE INSTALLED!" have not been particularly successful, so I do not anticipate having Internet access at home for the foresseable future.

    And now the crazy daughter....

  • Standing in the doorway, her feet stinging from the unaccustomed exercise in very unsensible Joan and David heels, she leaned against the stone and watched a cluster of intrepid rats browse through a garbage pile across the street.

    Mistress of Justice

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