insense

transitive verb in·sense \ə̇nˈsen(t)s\

Definition of insense

dialectal, British

  1. :  to give (a person) a sense of the importance or significance of something :  impress or imbue firmly with a fact or idea :  instruct, inform

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Origin and Etymology of insense

Middle English ensensen, from Middle French ensenser, from Old French, from en- 2in- + sens sense, from Latin sensus — more at sense


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