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insentient

adjective in·sen·tient \(ˌ)in-ˈsen(t)-sh(ē-)ənt\

Definition of INSENTIENT

:  lacking perception, consciousness, or animation
in·sen·tience \-sh(ē-)ən(t)s\ noun

Examples of INSENTIENT

  1. <refused to believe that the universe as we know it evolved from the random interactions of insentient particles of matter>
  2. <an insentient therapist who failed to see what the teenager's real problem was>

First Known Use of INSENTIENT

1764

Rhymes with INSENTIENT

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debouch Hear it
to emerge or cause to emerge
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