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::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
::: simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
::: attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
::: winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
::: sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound
::: impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
::: collage - work of art put together from fragments
::: institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
::: inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state