What is the opposite of sensitive?

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Opposite of having or displaying an appreciation of the feelings of others
“Despite sharing a relatively sincere apology, she was generally indifferent to their personal struggles.”
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Opposite of easily damaged, injured, or distressed by slight changes
“I am not as resistant to pain as everyone makes me out to be.”
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Opposite of painful or sore due to an injury
“He says he is now feeling fine after recovering from a sore ankle.”
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(sensitive to) Opposite of quick to detect or respond to slight changes, signals, or influences
“Larry appears to have moments where he is unresponsive to social cues.”
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Opposite of easily offended or upset
“Over the years, I have become increasingly thick-skinned when it comes to criticism.”
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Opposite of potentially controversial or offensive
“The documentary was able to remain largely uncontroversial despite dealing with some hot-button issues.”
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Opposite of requiring great skill or finesse in handling or treatment
“Can you explain why something so straightforward requires so much time to execute?”
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Opposite of connected with matters that are confidential or classified
“It was an open report available for anyone to read and dissect.”
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Opposite of responsive to stimuli
“It must be remembered that we are dealing with human beings and not with insentient objects.”
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(of a sense) Opposite of having or showing great perception or insight
“Due to his age, little Gip may have weak eyes, but he still whips his tail into a frenzy when he sees me.”
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Opposite of feeling, or causing, (typically slight or stinging) pain
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Opposite of having or showing sensitive insight
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Opposite of requiring great skill or finesse in handling or treatment
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(situational) Opposite of anxious or apprehensive
“Tim was surprisingly relaxed on his wedding day, while his bride was an emotional wreck!”
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Opposite of causing or feeling uneasy embarrassment or inconvenience
“We're here to make this experience as comfortable and pleasant for you as possible.”
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Opposite of tenacious, energetic, spunky
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Opposite of of the senses or sensation
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Opposite of responding readily to something new or stimulating, especially temperamentally
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Opposite of showing empathy for others, and recognizing their feelings etc.
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Opposite of easily upset or irritated
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Opposite of having or showing an ability to deal with people in a sensitive and tactful way
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Opposite of tactful and considerate
“If she really had lost her family, that would have been an incredibly insensitive thing to say.”
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Opposite of having or showing refined taste or good judgement
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Opposite of showing approval, appreciation or praise
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Opposite of painful when touched
“After about 24 hours, gangrene had set in, and the swelling became cold and painless to the touch.”
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(of a wound) Opposite of sore or painful, typically from being freshly inflicted
“On some Triceratops fossils, both on the face and on the frill, there are healed puncture wounds.”
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(of, or with, an instrument) Opposite of characterized by high sensitivity and accuracy
“Most of today's nautical charts of the continental shelves are based on this old, highly inaccurate information.”
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Opposite of irritable and quick to take offense at petty things
“He was a cheerful man, exhilarated rather than alarmed by the warlike happenings into which he had stumbled.”
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Opposite of showing good aesthetic judgement or appropriate behaviour
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Opposite of causing embarrassment or unease
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Opposite of giving rise or likely to give rise to controversy or public disagreement
“The proposal is largely uncontroversial, but the dilatoriness of the government has held things up.”
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Opposite of lacking bodily or structural strength
“It's a lightweight, luggable chassis that combines rugged good looks with robust construction.”
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Opposite of capable of making fine distinctions
“Shopping online can be a dangerous place for young and guileless consumers.”
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Opposite of gentle and not easily provoked
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Opposite of having or revealing natural creative skill
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Opposite of having or showing great perception or insight
“The surgeon reported that he would have temporarily impaired motor skills due to the accident.”
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Opposite of experiencing sensation, thought, or feeling
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Opposite of providing encouragement or emotional help
“Her work with visual art and poetry has been done in a constricting and unsupportive vacuum.”
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Opposite of serving to form something, especially having a profound influence on a person's development
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Opposite of susceptible to being attacked or compromised
“A force that believes it is invulnerable might dismiss or underestimate an opponent's strength, will or commitment.”
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Opposite of not for publication
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Opposite of socially acceptable
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Opposite of observable
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