from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Lacking sensation or awareness; inanimate.
- adj. Unconscious.
- adj. Lacking sensibility; unfeeling: "a predatory, insensate society in which innocence and decency can prove fatal” ( Peter S. Prescott).
- adj. Lacking sense or the power to reason.
- adj. Foolish; witless.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having no sensation or consciousness; unconscious; inanimate.
- adj. Senseless; foolish; irrational.
- adj. Unfeeling, heartless, cruel, insensitive.
- adj. Not responsive to sensory stimuli.
- n. One who is insensate.
- v. To render insensate; to deprive of sensation or consciousness
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Wanting sensibility; destitute of sense; stupid; foolish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not endowed with sense; destitute of the power of feeling; naturally senseless; inanimate.
- Wanting or deprived of sense; destitute of natural sense or feeling; stupid.
- Marked by want of sense or feeling; manifesting insensibility; irrational; maniacal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation
- adj. without compunction or human feeling
Latin īnsēnsātus : in-, not; see in-1 + sēnsus, understanding, reason; see sense.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)