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insentient

[in-sen-shee-uh nt, -shuh nt] /ɪnˈsɛn ʃi ənt, -ʃənt/
adjective
1.
not sentient; without sensation or feeling; inanimate.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; in-3 + sentient
Related forms
insentience, insentiency, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for insentiency

insentient

/ɪnˈsɛnʃɪənt/
adjective
1.
(rare) lacking consciousness or senses; inanimate
Derived Forms
insentience, insentiency, noun
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