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Origin of insensible
Examples from the Web for insensible
This is a trial in the court of public opinion, to which the elected Manhattan district attorney is not insensible.
Married to a clod of earth; she will become as insensible as himself; all these fine capabilities will moulder!The Real Shelley, Vol. I (of 2)|John Cordy Jeaffreson
Sydney, I rather despair of making myself intelligible to you, because you are such an insensible dog.A Tale of Two Cities|Charles Dickens
Whereupon Bosambo clubbed him insensible, in order that Sanders's plan might have a fair chance.The Keepers of the King's Peace|Edgar Wallace
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.