insentient

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

adjective

not sentient; without sensation or feeling; inanimate.

Nearby words

  1. insensibility,
  2. insensible,
  3. insensible perspiration,
  4. insensibly,
  5. insensitive,
  6. insep.,
  7. inseparability,
  8. inseparable,
  9. insert,
  10. inserted

Origin of insentient

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

Related formsin·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 Formsinsentience or insentiency, noun

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