insensible

  • 1 insensible — [ ɛ̃sɑ̃sibl ] adj. • 1223; lat. insensibilis I ♦ Qui ne sent pas, ne ressent rien. 1 ♦ Vx ou littér. Qui n a pas de sensibilité physique. ⇒ inanimé, 2. mort. « Sur la pierre insensible où mes pleurs ont coulé » (M. J. Chénier). 2 ♦ Qui n éprouve… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 insensible — Insensible. adj. de tout genre. Qui ne sent point, qui n est point touché de l impression que l objet doit faire sur les sens ou sur l ame. On dit que les ladres sont insensibles. le froid engourdit les parties & les rend insensibles. il souffre… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 3 Insensible — In*sen si*ble, a. [L. insensibilis: cf. F. insensible. See {In } not, and {Sensible}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Destitute of the power of feeling or perceiving; wanting bodily sensibility; unconscious. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Not susceptible of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 insensible — 1 Insensible, insensitive, impassible, anesthetic mean unresponsive to stimuli or to external influences. Insensible usually implies total unresponsiveness, and therefore unawareness or unconsciousness such as may result from blunted powers of… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 insensible — adjetivo 1. Que no puede percibir sensaciones físicas o afectivas: Soy insensible a l calor. Es insensible a l problema de los refugiados …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 6 insensible — ► ADJECTIVE 1) without one s mental faculties; unconscious. 2) numb; without feeling. 3) (insensible of/to) unaware of; indifferent to. 4) too small or gradual to be perceived. DERIVATIVES insensibly adverb insensibility …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 insensible — 1. relativo a una persona que está inconsciente por cualquier causa. 2. relativo a una persona desprovista de percepciones sensitivas normales. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …

    Diccionario médico

  • 8 insensible — I adjective apathetic, benumbed, bewildered, blind, callous, clueless, comatose, dazed, deaf, deprived of sensation, dormant, drugged, dull, emotionless, exanimate, frigid, heedless, ignorant, imperceptive, impercipient, inanimate, incapable of… …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 insensible — (adj.) c.1400, lacking the power to feel with the senses, from L. insensibilis that cannot be felt, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + sensibilis (see SENSIBLE (Cf. sensible)). Also sometimes in M.E. incapable of being felt or perceived by the… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 insensible — Insensible, Sensu cassus, Sensus expers …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 11 insensible — (Del lat. insensibĭlis). 1. adj. Que carece de sensibilidad. 2. Privado de sentido por dolencia, accidente u otra causa. 3. Que no puede sentir o percibir. 4. Que no siente las cosas que causan dolor y pena o mueven a lástima …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 12 insensible — [in sen′sə bəl] adj. [OFr < L insensibilis: see IN 2 & SENSIBLE] 1. lacking sensation; not having the power to perceive with the senses 2. having lost sensation; unconscious 3. not recognizing or realizing; unaware; indifferent 4. not… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 insensible — (in san si bl ) adj. 1°   Qui n a pas de sensibilité physique. Les végétaux, quoique vivants, sont insensibles. •   J emploie toutes choses, monsieur, les raisonnables et les insensibles, pour vous persuader votre retour, BALZ. Lett. V, 9. •   Je …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14 INSENSIBLE — adj. des deux genres Qui ne peut point éprouver de sensations. Une matière insensible et inerte. Les végétaux, quoique pourvus d organes, paraissent insensibles.   Il signifie plus ordinairement, Qui ne sent point, qui ne reçoit point l… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 15 INSENSIBLE — adj. des deux genres Qui ne peut point éprouver de sensations. Une matière insensible et inerte. Les végétaux, quoique pourvus d’organes, paraissent insensibles. Il signifie plus ordinairement Qui ne sent point, qui ne reçoit point l’impression… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 16 insensible — ► adjetivo 1 Que no tiene facultad sensitiva: ■ tiene insensible la mejilla por la anestesia que le ha puesto el odontólogo. SINÓNIMO acorchado ANTÓNIMO sensible 2 Que no tiene la capacidad de sentir emociones o afectos: ■ es insensible a las… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 17 insensible — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French, from Latin insensibilis, from in + sensibilis sensible Date: 14th century 1. imperceptible < dampened by an insensible dew >; broadly slight, gradual < insensible… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 insensible — in|sen|si|ble [ınˈsensıbəl] adj formal 1.) not knowing about something that could happen to you = ↑unaware insensible of ▪ She remained insensible of the dangers that lay ahead. 2.) unable to feel something or be affected by it insensible to/of ▪ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 insensible — insensibly, adv. insensibility, n. /in sen seuh beuhl/, adj. 1. incapable of feeling or perceiving; deprived of sensation; unconscious, as a person after a violent blow. 2. without or not subject to a particular feeling or sensation: insensible… …

    Universalium

  • 20 insensible — in•sen•si•ble [[t]ɪnˈsɛn sə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) incapable of feeling or perceiving; deprived of sensation; unconscious 2) without or not subject to a particular feeling or sensation: insensible to shame; insensible to the cold[/ex] 3) unaware;… …

    From formal English to slang


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