in-sensitivity

insensitive

[in-sen-si-tiv]
adjective
1.
deficient in human sensibility, acuteness of feeling, or consideration; unfeeling; callous: an insensitive person.
2.
not physically sensitive: insensitive skin.
3.
not affected by physical or chemical agencies or influences: insensitive to light.
4.
not readily responsive or aware: insensitive to the needs of the peasants.

Origin:
1600–10; in-3 + sensitive

insensitiveness, insensitivity, noun
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insensitive (ɪnˈsɛnsɪtɪv)
 
adj (foll by to)
1.  lacking sensitivity; unfeeling
2.  lacking physical sensation
3.  not sensitive (to) or affected (by): insensitive to radiation
 
in'sensitively
 
adv
 
in'sensitiveness
 
n
 
insensi'tivity
 
n

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insensitive
1610, "having little or no reaction to what is perceived by one's senses," from in- "not" + sensitive. See insensate.
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