Definition of unfeeling in English:


Line breaks: un|feel¦ing
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfiːlɪŋ


  • 2Lacking physical sensation or sensitivity: he lowered his numb, unfeeling body into a seat and closed his eyes
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    • Worn over her unfeeling body, the suit gave the thirty-something Casey the strength of twenty men, and made her almost impervious to harm as well as giving her certain enhanced sensory abilities.
    • The pain dulled his senses, making him an empty, unfeeling shell marching along the rough terrain.



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  • Many are the times I have wandered down the streets of this fair city and witnessed deranged clowns unfeelingly pushing their greasy wares down the necks of protesting and luckless, innocent passers-by.
  • Fanny silently condemns him: ‘Never happier than when behaving so dishonorably and unfeelingly!’
  • ‘No, get out of my way,’ she responded unfeelingly.


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  • The plot depends upon the unfeelingness of the English upper classes of the 1930s.
  • A special little book, an antidote to the stress, fury and unfeelingness of many people's hurried, everyday lives.
  • In short, when the heart is hard, there will be a general unfeelingness toward God.


late Old English unfēlende 'insensible' (see un-1, feeling).

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