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insensible
 a.  unconscious; unresponsive; very small or gradual
Classic Sentence: (69 in 5 pages)
1  She arrived there in great agitation, and was insensible all through the night.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
2  In fact, they seemed insensible of their presence, and of every thing save the discharge of their own horrible duty.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
3  Besides, he was not insensible to the honour of allying his own line to that of Alfred, when the superior claims of the descendant of Edward the Confessor were abandoned for ever.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
4  It was impossible for her to be insensible of Mr. Crawford's change of manners.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  It is you, only you, insensible Fanny, who can think of him with anything like indifference.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
6  But, for many days, Oliver remained insensible to all the goodness of his new friends.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
7  Still, Oliver lay motionless and insensible on the spot where Sikes had left him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
8  Since he actually was expected in the country, she must teach herself to be insensible on such points.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 6
9  They ascended and passed him; and as they passed, Anne's face caught his eye, and he looked at her with a degree of earnest admiration, which she could not be insensible of.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 12
10  She did not know I was going to her house that very night, for she was too insensible to understand me.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 1 "Wherefore Is Light Given to Him That Is in Misery"
11  Sir Henry lay insensible where he had fallen.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
12  Both of them were blue-lipped and insensible, with swollen, congested faces and protruding eyes.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
13  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
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
14  Then, for a time, I was insensible.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VI
15  For a long time I must have been insensible upon the machine.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In XII
Example Sentence:
1  Sherry and I are very different; at times when I would be covered with embarrassment, she seems insensible to shame.
2  The shock of the accident left him insensate, but after some time, he was able to tell the officer what had happened.