One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘I found her insensible on the floor’
unconscious, insensate, senseless, insentient, comatose, knocked out, passed out, blacked out, inert, stupefied, stunned
numb, benumbed, numbed, lacking feeling, lacking sensation
informal out, out cold, out for the count, out of it, zonked, zonked out, dead to the world
British informal spark out
rare soporose, soporous
2‘they were not insensible of the problem’
unaware of, ignorant of, without knowledge of, unconscious of, unmindful of, mindless of, oblivious to
indifferent to, impervious to, deaf to, blind to, careless of, unmoved by, untouched by, unaffected by, unresponsive to
informal in the dark about
rare insensitive of, negligent of
3‘the almost insensible result of the various improvements’
imperceptible, unnoticeable, undetectable, indistinguishable, indiscernible, unapparent, inappreciable, invisible, inaudible, impalpable, unobtrusive, impossible to detect
slight, small, subtle, faint, fine, inconsequential, negligible, tiny, minute, minuscule, microscopic, nanoscopic, infinitesimal
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