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UNRESPONSIVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does unresponsive mean? 

UNRESPONSIVE (adjective)
  The adjective UNRESPONSIVE has 3 senses:

1. not responding to some influence or stimulus
2. aloof or indifferent
3. not susceptible to suggestion or influence

  Familiarity information: UNRESPONSIVE used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNRESPONSIVE (adjective)


Sense 1unresponsive [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not responding to some influence or stimulus

Similar:

refractory (temporarily unresponsive or not fully responsive to nervous or sexual stimuli)

Also:

insensitive (not responsive to physical stimuli)

insensitive (deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive)

Antonym:

responsive (readily reacting to people or events or stimuli; showing emotion)


Sense 2unresponsive [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Aloof or indifferent

Context example:

was unresponsive to her passionate advances

Similar:

cool (psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike)


Sense 3unresponsive [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not susceptible to suggestion or influence

Similar:

insusceptible; unsusceptible (not susceptible to)


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