insentient

[ in-sen-shee-uh nt, -shuh nt ]
/ ɪnˈsɛn ʃi ənt, -ʃənt /

adjective

not sentient; without sensation or feeling; inanimate.

Origin of insentient

First recorded in 1755–65; in-3 + sentient

Related forms

in·sen·ti·ence, in·sen·ti·en·cy, noun
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insentient

/ (ɪnˈsɛnʃɪənt) /

adjective

rare lacking consciousness or senses; inanimate

Derived Forms

insentience or insentiency, noun
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