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  • adj. Devoid of sensation.


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sensation +‎ -less


  • He touched his finger to his sensationless forehead, then smelled it and recognized the burnt flesh he had not felt burning.


  • A swelling, slow and sensationless at first, under his right arm - pit, had become a mild and unceasing pain.


  • I fumbled with the sensationless protuberances on my hand and managed to pop the button from my shirt pocket, lay hands on my spectacles, nearly dropping them to destruction twice, and finally draped them crookedly across my nose.

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • There was an inescapable feeling of equilibrium, of everything and everyone being held in silent, sensationless suspension.

    A Triumph of Souls

  • I got to thinking of my cramped, love-starved, sensationless existence at Microsoft-and I got so pissed off.


  • Even in the sensationless undertime, the odour of death clogged my nostrils.

    Timegod's World

  • "A sensationless body," Mrs. Eddy says, is the ultimate hope of

    McClure's Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908

  • With a "sensationless body" for the goal of existence, the savage was certainly much higher in "the scale of being" than the nations of modern

    McClure's Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908

  • He wiped the sweat from his forehead with the back of his hand, and was dimly aware of the area of the numbness that bordered the centre that was sensationless between his eyebrows, as he said:

    Chapter 15

  • Rolling, tossing, dragging through the billows, clinging to the friendly spar, Hugh Ridegway sped onward, his body stiff and sensationless, his brain fogged and his heart dead with that of the girl to whom he clung so desperately.



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