In short, as body is the unsentient cause of all feelings, so mind is the sentient subject (in the German sense) of them, viz.
The 'distant' is eternal glory and intelligence; the other principle some have called the unsentient primary.
Not even the unreasoning animal, the speechless plant, the unsentient stone, shall be excluded from this universal festival.
This is either a dissolution of the mutual involution of the atoms, or a similar dispersion of the unsentient elements.
sentient sen·tient (sěn'shənt, -shē-ənt)
Having sense perception; conscious.
Experiencing sensation or feeling.