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Meaning of INSENSATE

Pronunciation:  in'senseyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation; "insentient (or insensate) stone"
  2. [adj]  without compunction or human feeling; "in cold blood"; "cold-blooded killing"; "insensate destruction"
 

INSENSATE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: cold, cold-blooded, inhuman, inhumane, insentient, unfeeling
 
 Antonyms: animate, sentient
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*sen"sate\, a. [L. insensatus. See {In-} not, and
{Sensate}.]
Wanting sensibility; destitute of sense; stupid; foolish.

      The silence and the calm Of mute, insensate things.
                                               --Wordsworth.

      The meddling folly or insensate ambition of statesmen.
                                               --Buckle.
-- {In*sen"sate*ly}, adv. -- {In*sen"sate*ness}, n.

 
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