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Wordnet 3.0


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

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Insentient \In*sen"ti*ent\, a. Not sentient; not having perception, or the power of perception; devoid of feeling, consciousness and animation; inanimate; as, insentient stone. Opposite of sentient. [WordNet sense 1+3] Syn: inanimate, insensate. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] The . . . attributes of an insentient, inert substance. --Reid. [1913 Webster] But there can be nothing like to this sensation in the rose, because it is insentient. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster] 2. incapable of sensation. Syn: insensate, insensible. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

insentient adj 1: devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation; "insentient (or insensate) stone" [syn: insentient, insensate] [ant: animate, sentient]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

41 Moby Thesaurus words for "insentient": abiotic, asleep, azoic, benumbed, callous, dead, deadened, dull, dumb, exanimate, impassible, impassive, imperceptive, impercipient, inanimate, inanimated, inert, insensate, insensible, insensitive, lifeless, mute, nonconscious, nonliving, numb, numbed, obdurate, obtuse, senseless, soulless, thick-skinned, thick-witted, unanimated, unconscious, unfeeling, unfelt, unimpressible, unimpressionable, unperceptive, unresponsive, unsusceptible