insensate

Insensate is a word to describe something without feelings or consciousness. Cars, computers, and stuffed animals are all insensate (though some of us occasionally project thoughts and personalities onto them).

Insensate can also describe individuals who seem to lack the characteristically human emotions of kindness and generosity. A person who tears a stuffed animal out of the hands of a young child might be described as insensate. Another meaning of insensate is “lacking intelligence.” In short, insensate, in any sense of the word, is usually something that you don’t want to be.

Definitions of insensate
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adj devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation

“insentient (or insensate) stone”
Synonyms:
insentient
unfeeling
devoid of feeling or sensation
Antonyms:
animate, sentient
endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness
sensate
having physical sensation
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adj without compunction or human feeling

insensate destruction”
Synonyms:
cold, cold-blooded, inhuman
inhumane
lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion

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