Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) uncaring of other people's feelings
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Insensitive is an adjective used to describe something or someone who is uncaring or has no regard for peoples emotions or feelings. An insensitive person might say hurtful things or deliver news in an indelicate way. Similar in meaning to 'blunt'. This adjective can be used in social and professional situations.
Social Examples (Basic)
he commentsmade by the Presidential candidatewere highly insensitive, and a lot ofpeople were offended.
He's a very insensitive person. He doesn't care whohe upsets!
I foundher words really insensitive. I think she just wantedto insult me.
Professional Examples (Basic)
We had to apologise for our tweet which was insensitivetowards some of our customer base.
I don't mean to soundinsensitive while you are ill but do you think you will be out from work for long?
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