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insensate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Insensate  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  insensate 
  adj  1:  devoid  of  feeling  and  consciousness  and  animation; 
  "insentient  (or  insensate)  stone"  [syn:  {insentient}] 
  [ant:  {sentient}] 
  2:  without  compunction  or  human  feeling;  "in  cold  blood"; 
  "cold-blooded  killing";  "insensate  destruction"  [syn:  {cold}, 
  {cold-blooded},  {inhuman}] 




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