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2. Sensation; sensation in general

Physical Insensibility.

[Antonyms: physical sensibility.]

[Nouns] insensibility, physical insensibility; obtuseness; palsy, paralysis, paraesthesia, anaesthesia; sleep [more]; hemiplegia, motor paralysis.

anaesthetic agent, opium, ether, chloroform, chloral; nitrous oxide, laughing gas; exhilarating gas, protoxide of nitrogen; refrigeration.

[Verbs] be insensible; have a thick skin, have a rhinoceros hide.

render insensible; anaesthetize, blunt, pall, obtund, benumb, paralyze; put under the influence of chloroform; stupefy, stun.

[Adjectives] insensible, unfeeling, senseless, impercipient, callous, thick-skinned, pachydermatous; hard, hardened; case hardened; proof, obtuse, dull; anaesthetic; comatose, paralytic, palsied, numb, dead.

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