insensitive

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insensitive(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (indifferent)
a. insensible
Saul can be a little insensitive to other people's feelings.Saul es un poco insensible hacia los sentimientos de los demás.
b. falto de sensibilidad
What the student initially took as insensitive criticism turned out to actually be helpful.Lo que el alumno inicialmente tomó como una crítica falta de sensibilidad terminó siendo de ayuda.
2. (immune)
a. insensible
The boxer seemed insensitive to any pain his opponent tried to inflict upon him.El boxeador parecía insensible a cualquier dolor que su adversario intentaba infligirle.
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insensitive
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. insensible
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insensitive [ɪnˈsensɪtɪv]
adjective
[+person] insensible; [+behaviour, remark] falto de sensibilidad
to be insensitive [+person] no tener sensibilidad; to be insensitive to sth ser insensible a algo; to be insensitive to heat/cold/pain ser insensible al calor/frío/dolor; she is insensitive to other people's feelings es insensible a los sentimientos de los demás; he had become insensitive to seeing people suffer se había vuelto insensible al sufrimiento de los demás
he was insensitive to her grief
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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