Don't be so insensitive, David.
I don't mean to be insensitive, but I was so busy today that I didn't eat lunch.
Sure, he was insensitive, but how many sixteen year olds sneak out to drink?
This bending part has been proved to be insensitive to the stimuli.
The pupil is always dilated and insensitive to light.
I did not perceive her sarcastic remark as insensitive. I just thought it was funny!
Pain may be stopped by removing the cause of irritation, as, for example, by the extraction of a carious tooth or by rendering the nerveendings insensitive to irritation, as by the application of cocaine; by preventing its transmission along the spinal cord by antipyrin, phenacetin, acetanilide, cocaine, &c.; or by dulling the perceptive centre in the brain by means of opium or its alkaloids, by anaesthetics, and probably also, to a certain extent, by antipyrin and its congeners.
It was answered that sin had not totally destroyed man's ethical nature, and that grace changed what was morally insensitive into what was morally sensitive, so that there could be a cooperation between God's grace and man's will.
For, if the ultimate ground, of obligation lay in a refined sensitiveness to differences between right and wrong, what should be said to a man who might affirm that, just as he had no ear for music, he was insensitive to ethical differences commonly recognized ?