Definition of insensitively adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪnˈsensətɪvli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsensətɪvli//
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  1. 1without realizing of or caring how other people feel, and therefore likely to hurt or offend them synonym unsympathetically The police handled the matter extremely insensitively.
  2. 2without being aware of changing situations, and therefore of the need to react to them The community feels it has been treated insensitively by the central government.