- response variable,
Origin of responsive
Examples from the Web for unresponsive
A third girl, 18-year-old Natasha Weigel, lay face-up across the back seat, also breathing, but also unresponsive.The Cops Who Found Out the Truth About GM's Deadly Cars—in 2006|Michael Daly|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The automaker was supposed to get rid of its unresponsive culture in exchange for taxpayer salvation.
But this time he was unresponsive and the doctors said he needed emergency surgery.Navy Football Player Will McKamey Died This Week From Brain Injury. Who’s to Blame?|Michael Daly|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They followed Weber into the rectory to find Freed sprawled and unresponsive, amid signs of a forced entry and a violent struggle.As 2014 Began, a Fateful Path to a Catholic Priest’s Murder|Michael Daly|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Upon arrival officers found Tollman “unconscious and unresponsive.”Celebrity Stylist Annabel Tollman Dead at Thirty-Nine|Misty White Sidell|June 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The blinking, unresponsive yellow soldiers were driven forth, and the gate shut fast on them.Dave Darrin on the Asiatic Station|H. Irving Hancock
He was surprised at the unresponsive air with which the boy nodded.The Opened Shutters|Clara Louise Burnham
She scarcely seemed to see them: she seemed to recognize no presence but that of the unresponsive figure upon its lowly couch."Seth"|Frances Hodgson Burnett
He will always think of me as hard and cold and unresponsive.The Master of Warlock|George Cary Eggleston
The baby sat facing her, as bland as a little image of Buddha, and as unresponsive, but she was chaffing it.Change in the Village|(AKA George Bourne) George Sturt
early 15c., "making answer," from Middle French responsif and directly from Late Latin responsivus "answering," from Latin respons-, past participle stem of respondere (see respond). Meaning "responding to influence or action" is from 1762. Related: Responsively; responsiveness.