- not sentient; without sensation or feeling; inanimate.
Origin of insentient
Related Words for insentientinsensate, cold, dead, defunct, dull, extinct, idle, inactive, inert, inoperative, lifeless, motionless, quiescent, soulless, spiritless, azoic, exanimate, mineral
Examples from the Web for insentient
Historical Examples of insentient
But there can be nothing like to this sensation in the rose, because it is insentient.
Yvonne unresisting, insentient, went whither she was bidden to go.Lord Tony's Wife
Baroness Emmuska Orczy
He knelt, compassion gentling his heart, and put one hand to the insentient face.
On his feet, straddling Mulready's insentient body, he confronted Calendar and Stryker.
A moment ago she had been an insentient atom sunk deep in impenetrable night; now she was herself—and it was broad daylight.The Bandbox
Louis Joseph Vance
- rare lacking consciousness or senses; inanimate