Origin of insensible
Examples from the Web for insensibly
Insensibly, therefore, her attention became earnest, her mind aroused.Lucretia, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
She did not adopt her husband's views, but insensibly she began to live his life.
Then insensibly he had slid into the main theme, and it was—what shall I call it?Caybigan|James Hopper
The idea that his tact was a kind of professional expertness filled her with repugnance, and insensibly she drew away from him.
Charles was insensibly carried away by the charm of his frank, hearty manner, and for a time forgot who was talking to him.Ravenshoe|Henry Kingsley
British Dictionary definitions for insensibly
Word Origin and History for insensibly (1 of 2)
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.