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synonyms for insentient

  • insensate
  • azoic
  • cold
  • dead
  • defunct
  • dull
  • exanimate
  • extinct
  • idle
  • inactive
  • inert
  • inoperative
  • lifeless
  • mineral
  • motionless
  • nonanimal
  • nonvegetable
  • quiescent
  • soulless
  • spiritless
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How to use insentient in a sentence

The cause of a brief sharp unforeseen heard loud lone crack emitted by the insentient material of a strainveined timber table.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
But the little tree stood within her arms insentient, quivering only to the long rumbles.
SAINT'S PROGRESSJOHN GALSWORTHY
The last blows fell upon a bloody but insentient mass of flesh.
THE KING OF THE MOUNTAINSEDMOND ABOUT
Does not the infant grow into the man by the aggregation of insentient matter assimilated into his being in the shape of food?
THE CATHOLIC WORLD; VOL. IV.; OCTOBER, 1866, TO MARCH, 1867.E. RAMEUR
Do you mean that the lesser is ever producing the greater; and that in the aggregation of insentient matter life is evolved?
THE CATHOLIC WORLD; VOL. IV.; OCTOBER, 1866, TO MARCH, 1867.E. RAMEUR
They are obedient to a will to which they appear insentient.
THE CATHOLIC WORLD; VOL. IV.; OCTOBER, 1866, TO MARCH, 1867.E. RAMEUR
But there can be nothing like to this sensation in the rose, because it is insentient.
LECTURES ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN MIND (VOL. 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWN
But what harm will it be if there is no perception of a thing's being insentient?
THE SARVA-DARSANA-SAMGRAHAMADHAVA ACHARYA
Better they should burn the insentient books than the men who preach the living Word!
FOR THE FAITHEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
But they were little more to Stella than the insentient boulders that strewed the beach.
BIG TIMBERBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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