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insentient

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1 lacking animate awareness or sensation
  • refused to believe that the universe as we know it evolved from the random interactions of insentient particles of matter

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2 not having or showing a deep understanding of something
  • an insentient therapist who failed to see what the teenager's real problem was

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The first known use of insentient was in 1764

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“Insentient.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/insentient. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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