Origin of insensible
Synonyms for insensible
Related Words for insensibilityinactivity, unconsciousness, stupor, lethargy, numbness, trance, apathy, torpor, stupefaction, coma, indifference, anesthesia, narcosis, analgesia, insusceptibility, narcoma
Examples from the Web for insensibility
Historical Examples of insensibility
He had seized upon her by violence in a moment of insensibility.Imogen
It was obvious that he was going to be beaten into insensibility.In the Orbit of Saturn
Roman Frederick Starzl
And yet, even at the time, I did not suspect him of insensibility.Under Western Eyes
The shock jarred his boiling brain into the perfect quietude of insensibility.A Set of Six
I believe that insensibility like this is not to be paralleled!Barrington
Charles James Lever
late 14c., from Late Latin insensibilitas, from Latin insensibilis (see insensible).
c.1400, "lacking the power to feel with the senses," from Latin insensibilis "that cannot be felt," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + sensibilis (see sensible). Also sometimes in Middle English "incapable of being felt or perceived by the senses" (early 15c.). Meaning "unconscious" is attested from early 15c. See insensate.