adverb see insensate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • insensately — insensate ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking physical sensation. 2) lacking sympathy; unfeeling. 3) completely lacking sense or reason. DERIVATIVES insensately adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Insensately — Insensate In*sen sate, a. [L. insensatus. See {In } not, and {Sensate}.] Wanting sensibility; destitute of sense; stupid; foolish. [1913 Webster] The silence and the calm Of mute, insensate things. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] The meddling folly or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insensately — See insensate. * * * …   Universalium

  • insensately — adv. inanimately; without feeling, coldly; foolishly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • insensately — in·sen·sate·ly …   English syllables

  • insensately — adverb in an insensate manner • Derived from adjective: ↑insensate …   Useful english dictionary

  • insensate — insensately, adv. insensateness, n. /in sen sayt, sit/, adj. 1. not endowed with sensation; inanimate: insensate stone. 2. without human feeling or sensitivity; cold; cruel; brutal. 3. without sense, understanding, or judgment; foolish. [1510 20; …   Universalium

  • insensate — adjective Etymology: Late Latin insensatus, from Latin in + Late Latin sensatus having sense, from Latin sensus sense Date: 15th century 1. lacking sense or understanding; also foolish 2. lacking animate awareness or sensation 3. lacking humane… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • European miracle — The term European miracle was coined by Eric Jones in his 1981 The European Miracle: Environments, Economies and Geopolitics in the History of Europe and Asia to refer to the sudden rise of Europe from comparatively backward origins during the… …   Wikipedia

  • insensateness — See insensately. * * * …   Universalium

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