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 for insensate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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           The meddling folly or insensate ambition of statesmen.
                                                    --Buckle.
     -- In*sen"sate*ly, adv. -- In*sen"sate*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  insensate
      adj 1: devoid of feeling and consciousness and animation;
             "insentient (or insensate) stone" [syn: insentient,
             insensate] [ant: animate, sentient]
      2: without compunction or human feeling; "in cold blood"; "cold-
         blooded killing"; "insensate destruction" [syn: cold,
         cold-blooded, inhuman, insensate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  126 Moby Thesaurus words for "insensate":
     abiotic, anarchic, anesthetic, angry, asleep, azoic, benumbed,
     bloodless, blustering, blusterous, blustery, brainless, callous,
     chaotic, dead, deadened, dull, dumb, exanimate, fatuous, foolish,
     frantic, frenzied, furious, hard, headless, hellish, ignorant,
     ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-contrived, ill-devised,
     ill-gauged, ill-judged, impassible, imperceptive, impercipient,
     impolitic, impossible, imprudent, inadvisable, inanimate,
     inanimated, inconsiderate, indiscreet, inept, inert, inexpedient,
     infuriate, injudicious, insensible, insensitive, insentient,
     irrational, lackbrained, lean-minded, lean-witted, lifeless, mad,
     mindless, misadvised, misguided, mute, myopic, nitwitted,
     nonconscious, nonliving, not bright, numb, numbed, obdurate,
     obtuse, of little brain, orgasmic, orgastic, pandemoniac,
     pea-brained, pin-brained, raging, ravening, raving, reasonless,
     reckless, rip-roaring, rocky, senseless, shortsighted, silly,
     slackminded, slackwitted, soulless, storming, stormy, tempestuous,
     thick-skinned, thick-witted, thoughtless, troublous, tumultuous,
     turbulent, unadvised, unanimated, unconscious, unconsidered,
     undiscerning, unfeeling, unfelt, unforeseeing, ungifted,
     unintellectual, unintelligent, unperceptive, unreasonable,
     unreasoning, unreflecting, unreflective, unseeing, unsensible,
     unsound, untalented, unthinking, unthoughtful, unwise, uproarious,
     wild, witless
  
  

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