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insentient

[ in-sen-shee-uhnt, -shuhnt ]
/ ɪnˈsɛn ʃi ənt, -ʃənt /
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adjective
not sentient; without sensation or feeling; inanimate.
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Origin of insentient

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

OTHER WORDS FROM insentient

in·sen·ti·ence, in·sen·ti·en·cy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for insentient

insentient
/ (ɪnˈsɛnʃɪənt) /

adjective
rare lacking consciousness or senses; inanimate

Derived forms of insentient

insentience or insentiency, noun
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