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Wordnet 3.0


1. devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation;
- Example: "insentient (or insensate) stone"
[syn: insentient, insensate]

2. without compunction or human feeling;
- Example: "in cold blood"
- Example: "cold-blooded killing"
- Example: "insensate destruction"
[syn: cold, cold-blooded, inhuman, insensate]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Insensate \In*sen"sate\, a. [L. insensatus. See In- not, and Sensate.] Wanting sensibility; destitute of sense; stupid; foolish. [1913 Webster] The silence and the calm Of mute, insensate things. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] The meddling folly or insensate ambition of statesmen. --Buckle. -- In*sen"sate*ly, adv. -- In*sen"sate*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

insensate adj 1: devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation; "insentient (or insensate) stone" [syn: insentient, insensate] [ant: animate, sentient] 2: without compunction or human feeling; "in cold blood"; "cold- blooded killing"; "insensate destruction" [syn: cold, cold-blooded, inhuman, insensate]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

126 Moby Thesaurus words for "insensate": abiotic, anarchic, anesthetic, angry, asleep, azoic, benumbed, bloodless, blustering, blusterous, blustery, brainless, callous, chaotic, dead, deadened, dull, dumb, exanimate, fatuous, foolish, frantic, frenzied, furious, hard, headless, hellish, ignorant, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-contrived, ill-devised, ill-gauged, ill-judged, impassible, imperceptive, impercipient, impolitic, impossible, imprudent, inadvisable, inanimate, inanimated, inconsiderate, indiscreet, inept, inert, inexpedient, infuriate, injudicious, insensible, insensitive, insentient, irrational, lackbrained, lean-minded, lean-witted, lifeless, mad, mindless, misadvised, misguided, mute, myopic, nitwitted, nonconscious, nonliving, not bright, numb, numbed, obdurate, obtuse, of little brain, orgasmic, orgastic, pandemoniac, pea-brained, pin-brained, raging, ravening, raving, reasonless, reckless, rip-roaring, rocky, senseless, shortsighted, silly, slackminded, slackwitted, soulless, storming, stormy, tempestuous, thick-skinned, thick-witted, thoughtless, troublous, tumultuous, turbulent, unadvised, unanimated, unconscious, unconsidered, undiscerning, unfeeling, unfelt, unforeseeing, ungifted, unintellectual, unintelligent, unperceptive, unreasonable, unreasoning, unreflecting, unreflective, unseeing, unsensible, unsound, untalented, unthinking, unthoughtful, unwise, uproarious, wild, witless