1. graded adjective & adjective An unresponsive person does not react or pay enough attention to something, for example to an urgent situation or to people's needs. [formal] [+ to] ⇒ He was totally unresponsive to the pressing social and economic needs of the majority of the population. ⇒ ...a cold, unresponsive man. 2. adjective If a person or their body is unresponsive, they do not react physically in a normal way, or do not make any movements. [formal] ⇒ I found her in a coma, totally unresponsive.
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