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Word: insensate

Definition: without feeling; lacking sense; foolish


More Vocab Words

::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
::: voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
::: commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
::: quicksilver - mercury
::: waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
::: compensatory - making up for; repaying
::: succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
::: gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
::: negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care