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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation.

Usage examples (36)
  • The puppet, though insentient in nature, can bring life and animation to any interested audience.
  • insentient (or insensate) stone
  • Sugar, being insentient, cannot give its own taste.
  • It's only a foetus, after all - an 'insentient blob' (© J. Hari 2004). for more
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