insentience insentience n. The state or quality of being insentient; lacking consciousness or ability to perceive sensations. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • insentience — noun absence of feeling, absence of sensation, blackout, blankness, immobility, inability to act, inability to perceive, inaction, inactivity, inanimateness, inanimation, incognizance, incomprehension, indifference, inertia, inertness,… …   Law dictionary

  • insentience — noun see insentient …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • insentience — See insentient. * * * …   Universalium

  • insentience — noun The condition of being insentient …   Wiktionary

  • insentience — n. condition of being inanimate, absence of life, absence of feeling …   English contemporary dictionary

  • insentience — in·sentience …   English syllables

  • insentience — noun lacking consciousness or ability to perceive sensations • Ant: ↑sentience • Derivationally related forms: ↑insentient • Hypernyms: ↑inanimateness, ↑lifelessness …   Useful english dictionary

  • insentient — insentience, insentiency, n. /in sen shee euhnt, sheuhnt/, adj. not sentient; without sensation or feeling; inanimate. [1755 65; IN 3 + SENTIENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • anesthesia — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See insensibility. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. insentience, unconsciousness, numbness, insensibility; see stupor . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. numbness, insentience, analgesia, loss of feeling …   English dictionary for students

  • in|sen|ti|en|cy — «ihn SEHN shee uhn see, shuhn », noun. = insentience. (Cf. ↑insentience) …   Useful english dictionary

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