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Definition of "unfeeling" []

  • Having no physical feeling or sensation; insentient. (adjective)
  • Not sharing in the pleasures or pains of others; callous. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unfeeling" in a sentence
  • "But then, cruel and unfeeling is probably how you have risen to the position you presently enjoy at State."
  • "Enemy Combatant has been praised in Britain for Begg's outstanding liberality of mind and evenhandedness toward his captors, some of whom are described as unfeeling brutes, others as decent human beings who become his "friends.""
  • "It was a vile letter to have written — not because the language was bad, or the mode of expression unfeeling, or the facts falsely stated — but because the thing to be told was in itself so vile."