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a. Lacking sensation or awareness; inanimate.
2. Lacking sensibility; unfeeling: "a predatory, insensate society in which innocence and decency can prove fatal" (Peter S. Prescott).
a. Lacking sense or the power to reason.
b. Foolish; witless.
[Latin īnsēnsātus : in-, not; see in-1 + sēnsus, understanding, reason; see sense.]
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|Adv.||1.||insensately - in an insensate manner|
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