insensibility (part of speech: noun)
faintness, oblivion, senselessness, callousness, insentience, unfeelingness, stupor, coma, anesthesia, obliviousness, unconsciousness, deadness, insensibility, aloofness, dullness, swoon, sopor, trance, narcosis, insensitivity
numbness (part of speech: noun)
unexcitability (part of speech: noun)
insensitivity (part of speech: noun)
emotionlessness, indifference, bluntness, passionlessness, passivity, insensitiveness, dispassion, heartlessness, stoniness, cold-bloodedness, hardheartedness, nonchalance, ruthlessness, detachment, objectiveness, toughness, coolness, apathy, hardness
- After the first moment of numbness he recognised the arch on the right, where the road begins which leads down to Santa Scolastica, to Subiaco, to Rome; and on the left the path which rises toward the Sacro Speco. - "The Saint", Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer.
- From time to time he fell into deadness of all sensation, when he hoped that the worst of his suffering was over; but always it struggled up out of the numbness again, as insistent as before. - "Secret Bread", F. Tennyson Jesse.
- I was irritated, nettled, not at my inability to fathom the mystery at once, but at a species of mental numbness which prevented me from even conjecturing a plausible theory to account for the strange episode. - "The Paternoster Ruby", Charles Edmonds Walk.