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Synonyms for insensate

completely lacking sensation or consciousness

lacking passion and emotion

displaying a complete lack of forethought and good sense

Synonyms for insensate

devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation


without compunction or human feeling

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and do you think I could stop to consider the feelings of an insensate brute like that, when my own nerves were racked and torn to pieces by his confounded blunders?
Perhaps then I was too severe in my judgments, for I abhorred the sinner as well as the sin; now I flatter myself I am more charitable and considerate; but am I not becoming more indifferent and insensate too?
Let me entreat you to throw off its humiliating bonds and to cease to order your affairs by that insensate monitor of brass and steel.
Finally, she laid her insensate grasp upon the bottle that had swift and certain death in it, and, before his eyes, pulled out the cork with her teeth.
Functional electrical stimulation (FES) has been used therapeutically to improve the health and independence of persons with paraplegia by activating and coordinating paralyzed lower-limb muscles, improving cardiovascular fitness [5], and decreasing the risk of diabetes [6], as well as reducing osteoporosis [7] * without adverse effects on the insensate joints [8].
The patient, in being insensate, is not bothered by the invasion or by the discomfort of the feeding tube.
Risk factors for amputations in diabetic patients include (1) deformed and insensate feet, (2) high foot pressures during standing and walking, (3) limited blood flow in feet and calves, and (4) unstable glycemic control [1].
Despite the appalling savagery and insensate cruelty of the TTP and its affiliates, neither did the government, locked in its Islamabad ivory tower, nor the political parties, preoccupied with their power games, seek to educate public opinion about this frightful peril or attempt to win the hearts and minds of the people away from the monstrous 'ideology' of the insurgents.
381, 414 (1989) (stating that "an indefinite insensate limbo constitutes a demeaning and degrading existence devoid of human dignity.
Shuikou Scenic Spot is an ideal tourist attraction for tasting rustic charms and enjoying the wit of water, in which ancient trees touch the sky, running water murmurs, mountain roads spread along the long gorge, brooks winds upward of their own, jade green water flows and disappears among insensate stones, pines and bamboos.
With the first bite, a twinge of pleasure coursed through my nearly insensate fingers.
In lower motor neuron type SCI lesions cauda equina, colorectal tone is lost and the recto-anal inhibitory reflex is decreased, leading to insensate rectal filling, progressive rectal distension, and fecal soiling [3].
Thus, overpowered by the insensate wheels, the "children's souls" are incapable of responding to God's call for them to come "sunward" (1.
beyond season always ending here -- cowering insensate, cold in the falling light, bogged down in the mud and snow on the road back
All of this can be quite sufficient to render the astute reader insensate as he makes his way through sentences like the following: "The .