Example sentences for: insensitivity

How can you use “insensitivity” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • She recently published a book called The Language of Silence , about German literature's relationship to the Holocaust, in which she accuses Grass of a flippant disregard for Germany's victims: "[T]here is an ingrained obtuseness and insensitivity to those who suffered and died, evident in a language where silence is veiled in verbal dexterity and a creative exuberance rooted in pre-Holocaust aesthetics."

  • [ 5, 6], which revealed that the hormone insensitivity produced by cellular transformation with v-mos (a serine/threonine protein kinase that acts as an oncogene) results from both a decrease in the nuclear retention of liganded receptor and a decrease in the reutilization of GR protein that cycles back into the cytoplasm.

  • In Canada, the Canadian Jewish Congress is trying to have Birn removed from the government's war crimes division (where she helps build cases against Nazi war criminals) on the grounds that, by publishing with Finkelstein, she has demonstrated insensitivity unbecoming a public servant.

  • The accompanying illustration, combined with the overall tone of the article, demonstrates a petty insensitivity to the emotional anguish of aging.

  • F = female external genitalia, M = normal male external genitalia, NORM = normal male control, AIS4 = AIS with predominantly female phenotype (slight enlargement of the clitoris), CAIS = complete androgen insensitivity syndrome.


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