insentient

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

in- +‎ sentient

Adjective[edit]

insentient (comparative more insentient, superlative most insentient)

  1. having no consciousness or animation; not sentient
  2. Insensitive, indifferent
    • 1941, Theodore Roethke, Death Piece
      His thought is tied, the curving prow
      Of motion moored to rock;
      And minutes burst upon a brow
      Insentient to shock.