Origin of insensible
Related formsin·sen·si·bly, adverbin·sen·si·bil·i·ty, noun
Examples from the Web for insensibility
In poisonous doses it depresses the circulation and the nerves generally, but it causes no stupor or insensibility.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
This would of course have reduced you to a partial state of insensibility, gradually going on to complete coma.
Again, the insensibility not gone after 30 minutes, another dose given, and so repeated the third time.On Snake-Poison: its Action and its Antidote|A. Mueller
Insensibility soon followed this exhortation, and he was carried home, but recovered ultimately.Wrestling and Wrestlers:|Jacob Robinson
Yet not such a slavish one neither, as should rather seem the effect of her insensibility, than judgment or affection.Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded|Samuel Richardson