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 Sentences of insensible
Definition:
a. unconscious; unresponsive; very small or gradual
Example:
Sherry and I are very different; at times when I would be covered with embarrassment, she seems insensible to shame.
Sentence in Classic:
I fainted once more, but again it could only have been for a very few minutes during which I was insensible.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
What I had to do, was, to show my aunt that her past goodness to me had not been thrown away on an insensible, ungrateful object.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Those attractions in it, I had seen before; what I had never seen before, was the saddened, softened light of the once proud eyes; what I had never felt before was the friendly touch of the once insensible hand.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
The door was opened for this purpose, and a couple of men were preparing to carry the insensible boy to his cell; when an elderly man of decent but poor appearance, clad in an old suit of black, rushed hastily into the office, and advanced towards the bench.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
It was not often that he found so ready an ear; and, being a man as well as a dyspeptic, it may be that as he poured his grievances into it he was not insensible to its rosy symmetry.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
It was a most beautiful season; never did the fields bestow a more plentiful harvest or the vines yield a more luxuriant vintage, but my eyes were insensible to the charms of nature.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Though his apathy of disposition prevented his taking any means to recommend himself to the Lady Rowena, he was, nevertheless, by no means insensible to her charms, and considered his union with her as a matter already fixed beyond doubt, by the assent of Cedric and her other friends.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
Either from prudence, or from a desire to meditate, or simply in consequence of one of those insensible changes of habit which gradually introduce themselves into the existence of every one, he now rarely went out with Cosette.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Since he actually was expected in the country, she must teach herself to be insensible on such points.
Persuasion By Jane Austen Context
Her father, contented with laughing at them, would never exert himself to restrain the wild giddiness of his youngest daughters; and her mother, with manners so far from right herself, was entirely insensible of the evil.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
Elinor was very angry, but Marianne seemed entirely insensible of the sting; for she calmly replied,.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context