- insensible perspiration,
Origin of insensitive
Examples from the Web for insensitivity
His subsequent horror at his own insensitivity, of course, provided fodder for a column!
It is challenging—calling out some Jewish intolerance and insensitivity.What Beinart Overlooks in His 'American Jewish Cocoon' Article|Gil Troy|September 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Somehow, the Virginia bill became a symbol of right-wing prurience, invasiveness, and insensitivity.As Virginia Ultrasound Rule Fails, Is GOP Seeing Reproductive-Rights Backlash?|Michelle Goldberg|February 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As Romney fends off attacks on his Mormon faith, he may soon face allegations of insensitivity toward Muslims.
c.1600, "having little or no reaction to what is perceived by one's senses," from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + sensitive. For sense, see insensate. Meaning "without consideration for the feelings of others" attested by 1975. Related: Insensitively.