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unfeeling

[ uhn-fee-ling ]
/ ʌnˈfi lɪŋ /
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adjective

not feeling; devoid of feeling; insensible or insensate.
unsympathetic; callous: an intelligent but unfeeling man.

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Origin of unfeeling

before 1000; Middle English; Old English unfelende. See un-1, feel, -ing2
2. See hard.
un·feel·ing·ly, adverbun·feel·ing·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unfeeling

unfeeling
/ (ʌnˈfiːlɪŋ) /

adjective

without sympathy; callous
without physical feeling or sensation
unfeelingly, adverbunfeelingness, noun
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