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insensible

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insensible
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (cold-hearted)
a. insensitive
Francisco parece ser insensible, pero cuando lo conoces bien verás que es amoroso.Francisco might seem insensitive, but when you get to know him you'll see he's lovely.
2. (unresponsive)
a. numb
No tuvieron que amputarle el brazo, pero está insensible.They didn't have to amputate his arm, but it's numb.
3. (unnoticeable)
a. imperceptible
Aunque los cambios son insensibles, ahora es más fácil obtener una visa de trabajo.Although the changes are imperceptible, it is now easier to get a work visa.
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insensible
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (indiferente)
a. insensitive
2. (entumecido)
a. numb
3. (imperceptible)
a. imperceptible
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insensible
adjective
1 [+persona] (indiferente) insensitive;a to
no existiría si esas instituciones fueran menos insensibles al descontento social
(no afectado) unaffected;a by
El novillo parece insensible al nuevo desastre podía hacer que te enfurecieras mostrándose totalmente insensible al follón que estaba montado El BX 14 es insensible al viento lateral y al estado de la carretera
2 [+cambio] imperceptible
3 (Med) (inconsciente) insensible; unconscious; (entumecido) numb
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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