how to pronounce insensitive


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insensitive is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of insensitive in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… saying it may be insensitive at times to …”

meanings of insensitive


  1. Not expressing normal emotional feelings; cold; tactless; undiplomatic.
  2. Expressing or feeling little or no concern, care, compassion, or consideration for the feelings, emotions, sentiments, or concerns of other people; inconsiderate or incompassionate.
  3. Not expressing normal physical feeling;.

insensitive frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word insensitive occurs in english on average 2.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics insensitive can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that insensitive can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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