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How to use unresponsiveness in a sentence

Irritated by her unresponsiveness, he grew almost impertinent.
THE LOCUSTS' YEARSMARY HELEN FEE
At first their utter unresponsiveness indicated that they did not understand.
THE SNOW-BURNERHENRY OYEN
She shook her head again and relapsed into unresponsiveness.
THE QUICKENINGFRANCIS LYNDE
With this apologia for Elodie's unresponsiveness, conscientiously recorded later by Andrew Lackaday, we will now proceed.
THE MOUNTEBANKWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He glanced at Monck with the words, almost as if seeking sympathy; but Monck's face was masklike in its unresponsiveness.
THE LAMP IN THE DESERTETHEL M. DELL
She was accustomed to his passive unresponsiveness, and would resent it no more in the husband than in the friend.
THE NEST, THE WHITE PAGODA, THE SUICIDE, A FORSAKEN TEMPLE, MISS JONES AND THE MASTERPIECEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
“Cobbler” Horn foiled, by dint of sheer unresponsiveness, the first attempt to introduce itself to him made by the world.
THE GOLDEN SHOEMAKERJ. W. KEYWORTH
However, he was no more sensitive to it, to Carlisle's strange unresponsiveness as he talked, than was the girl herself.
V. V.'S EYESHENRY SYDNOR HARRISON
Struck by her unresponsiveness, he paused to glance at her, and noted with consternation the glimmer of tears in her lashes.
JOAN THURSDAYLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
He had barred himself in once more behind an impenetrable wall of unresponsiveness.
THE TIDAL WAVE AND OTHER STORIESETHEL MAY DELL
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WORDS RELATED TO UNRESPONSIVENESS

  • apathy
  • deadness
  • drowsiness
  • dullness
  • idleness
  • immobility
  • immobilization
  • inactivity
  • indolence
  • languor
  • lassitude
  • laziness
  • lethargy
  • listlessness
  • oscitancy
  • paralysis
  • passivity
  • sloth
  • sluggishness
  • stillness
  • stupor
  • torpidity
  • torpor
  • unresponsiveness
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