Definition of unresponsive in English:

unresponsive

Line breaks: un|re¦spon¦sive
Pronunciation: /ʌnrɪˈspɒnsɪv
 
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adjective

  • Not responsive: these symptoms may be unresponsive to conventional treatment
    More example sentences
    • The beloved will never grow tired and grumpy, unresponsive and older, but will always be perfect.
    • She found him lying on his back, rigid and unresponsive, with blue lips and apparently not breathing.
    • The only time I've seen them look more glum is when they attempted to gee up an unresponsive crowd while supporting Travis earlier this year.

Derivatives

unresponsively

adverb
More example sentences
  • Midnight struck, and I was somehow still alone, as they dozed at my side unresponsively.
  • But when Matthew simply stood there unresponsively, she pursed her lips together and gently led him to the nearest chair.
  • Normally, such counter pointed laser light beams would just unresponsively pass through each other, Gauthier said.

unresponsiveness

noun
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  • Until now, tests have only been carried out when parents have become concerned at their child's unresponsiveness - by which time the damage could already have been done
  • Then it happened, and our tepid prehistory was, quite literally, forgotten beyond a lingering embarrassment at my own callow unresponsiveness.
  • First, the excessive concentration of arbitrary powers, inclusive of the supervision of the police, in the hands of appointed sub-sovereigns with no local roots contributed to unresponsiveness and inertia.

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