Definitions

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  • adj. Not sensed or felt.
  • adj. Lacking a distinct meaning; having no certain signification.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Wanting a distinct meaning; having no certain signification.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wanting a distinct sense or meaning; without a certain signification.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ sensed

Examples

  • "Since you are now used to the overbearing smell, see if you can now distinguish other, previously unsensed odors, while you're out and about today."

    Cattle Town

  • He felt the Red man's heart beating, its rhythm more commanding within Taleswapper's body than the unsensed beat of his own hot pulse.

    He Don't Know Him

  • But these are capable of being sensed, provided the knower is appropriately situated; though unsensed they are part of the world of

    John Stuart Mill

  • The number of purplish flashes and streaks were far less than when he had translated to Tempre a week before, but the looming, yet distant feel of amber-green power remained, like a cliff overhanging all the Tables, held back only by some unseen and unsensed force.

    Soarer's Choice

  • Ducasse, in particular, was arguing against Moore's (1903) version of the sense-datum theory which held that sense-data must be capable of existing unsensed.

    The Problem of Perception

  • Unseen but not unsensed, and Cerryl shivered in the rain, and not from the cold ... or the weather.

    The White Order

  • And if the computer tracks an animal into an unsensed zone, it'll remember, and look for the animal to come out again.

    Jurassic Park

  • Consciousness, the superhuman consciousness of before, returned almost unsensed, unrecognized till awareness brought surprise.

    True Names

  • The first level, nearly devoid of personality, of everything that the younger man craved with a longing that went unacknowledged, almost unsensed.

    YESTERDAY’S SON

  • The crying of the infant reached you, perhaps, as bursts of energy from the invisible distance, nearly unsensed, often ignored.

    Gravity's Rainbow

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