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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Devoid of sensation or consciousness; inanimate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. having no consciousness or animation; not sentient

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not sentient; not having perception, or the power of perception; devoid of feeling, consciousness and animation; inanimate. Opposite of sentient.
  • adj. incapable of sensation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not sentient; not having perception, or the power of feeling.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation


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