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insensibleadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈsen.sɪ.bl̩/ formal
unconscious: We found her lying on the floor, drunk and insensible.be insensible of/to sth to not care about something or be unwilling to react to it: I think he's largely insensible to other people's distress.
insensibility
noun [C or U] uk   /ɪnˌsen.sɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
Translations of “insensible”
in Vietnamese vô cảm…
in Spanish inconsciente, sin conocimiento, indiferente…
in Thai ซึ่งไม่มีความรู้สึก…
in Malaysian pengsan…
in French inconscient…
in German bewußtlos…
in Chinese (Traditional) 失去知覺的, 沒察覺到的…
in Indonesian tidak sadar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 失去知觉的, 没察觉到的…
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