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Definition of Insensibility


  1. The state or quality of being insensible; want of sensibility; torpor; unconsciousness; as, the insensibility produced by a fall, or by opiates.
  2. Want of tenderness or susceptibility of emotion or passion; dullness; stupidity.

Insensibility Quotations

Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.

Too much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much insensibility creates crime.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

The state should, I think, be called 'anesthesia.' This signifies insensibility.
William Thomas Green Morton

Insensibility, of all kinds, and on all occasions, most moves my imperial displeasure.
Frances Burney
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Insensibility Translations

insensibility in Spanish is insensibilidad
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