Etymology
Advertisement

unresponsive (adj.)

1660s, "unable to reply," from un- (1) "not" + responsive (adj.). Meaning "not responding" is from 1775. Related: Unresponsiveness.

updated on February 28, 2014

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of unresponsive from WordNet

unresponsive (adj.)
not responding to some influence or stimulus;
unresponsive (adj.)
aloof or indifferent;
was unresponsive to her passionate advances
unresponsive (adj.)
not susceptible to suggestion or influence;
From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.