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insensitive

in·sen·si·tive

insensitive

 
pronunciation:
In sen s tihv
part of speech: adjective
definition: without concern for or understanding of the feelings of others.
She was upset by the teacher's insensitive remark.
synonyms:
callous, unkind
similar words:
cruel, heartless, inconsiderate, mean, thoughtless
derivations: insensitively (adv.), insensitiveness (n.), insensitivity (n.)