- a devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation
insentient (or insensate) stone
- s without compunction or human feeling
- But many years ago Ramon decided he could no longer bear the life of a tuned mind atop an insensate body, dependent from teeth to toenails and each pore and sphincter in between.
- Babies, many animals and patients robbed of speech by brain damage are not insensate robots; they have reactions like ours that indicate that someone's home.
- Two years ago, women in the area reported a series of insensate attacks.
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- 6 Things Every Bacon Lover Should Know
I could never figure out why people boast about their love of bacon. What’s special about that? Everyone loves bacon. It’s a substance so intensely and unfailingly pleasurable that only the most insensate of beings could fail to enjoy it.
Nov. 21, 2013 - Business Insider
- A TV binge-watcher achieves vindication
NEW YORK -- It is a running joke between my mother and me that the thing I did as a kid that most reliably irritated her was watch television. She would find me zonked out on the couch, survey my insensate and pale form leaching into the cushions, and say something like, "It is a beautiful day out. How much more TV are you planning to watch?" This calm opening salvo inevitably escalated to the ...
Nov. 17, 2013 - Standard-Examiner
- Camille Paglia in Lifesite
Liberals for the most part have shrunk from facing the ethical consequences of their embrace of abortion, which results in the annihilation of concrete individuals and not just clumps of insensate tissue,explained Paglia. "The gigantic,...
- Colonel Karuna in MSN India
...an interview to state owned Independent Television Network, Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman, once the second in command in the LTTE, said the rebel leader was about to be "punished for his insensate crimes".
- Theodore Dalrymple in Sydney Morning Herald
There is no doubting parents in the underclass love their children, but for too many, their child-rearing philosophy is what Dalrymple, a former British prison psychiatrist, calls "laissez-faire tempered by insensate rage".