un feeling

unfeeling

[uhn-fee-ling]
adjective
1.
not feeling; devoid of feeling; insensible or insensate.
2.
unsympathetic; callous: an intelligent but unfeeling man.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English; Old English unfelende. See un-1, feel, -ing2

unfeelingly, adverb
unfeelingness, noun


1. numb. 2. hardhearted. See hard.


2. sympathetic.
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unfeeling (ʌnˈfiːlɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  without sympathy; callous
2.  without physical feeling or sensation
 
un'feelingly
 
adv
 
un'feelingness
 
n

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unfeeling
late O.E., "having no sensation," from un- (1) "not" + feeling (see feel). Meaning "devoid of kindly or tender feelings" is recorded from 1596.
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