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an·i·mat·ed

 (ăn′ə-mā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Filled with activity, vigor, or spirit; lively: an animated conversation.
2. Made or depicted using animation: animated cartoons.

an′i·mat′ed·ly adv.

animated

(ˈænɪˌmeɪtɪd)
adj
1. full of vivacity and spirit; lively
2. characterized by movement and activity: an animated scene met her eye.
3. possessing life; animate
4. moving or appearing to move as if alive: an animated display.
5. (Film) pertaining to cinematographic animation
ˈaniˌmatedly adv

an•i•mat•ed

(ˈæn əˌmeɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. full of life, action, or spirit; lively: an animated debate.
2. made to move in a lifelike fashion: animated puppets.
3. containing objects that appear to move in a lifelike fashion: an animated display.
[1525–35]
an′i•mat`ed•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.animated - having life or vigor or spiritanimated - having life or vigor or spirit; "an animated and expressive face"; "animated conversation"; "became very animated when he heard the good news"
unanimated - not animated or enlivened; dull
2.animated - made to appear to move as living creatures doanimated - made to appear to move as living creatures do; "an animated cartoon"; "animated puppets"
moving - used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion; "Her ambition was to be in moving pictures or `the movies'"

animated

animated

adjective
1. Marked by or exhibiting life:
2. Very brisk, alert, and full of high spirits:
Informal: peppy.
Idioms: bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, full of life.
Translations
حَيَوي، مُفْعَم بِالحَيَوِيَّهمُتَحَرِّك
animovanýrušnýživý
dukke-levendelivligtegne-
animációs
hreyfi-, sem hreyfist; teiknimynda-líflegur
animovaný

animated

[ˈænɪmeɪtɪd] ADJ
1. (= lively) [person, discussion] → animado
to become animatedanimarse
2. (Cine) animated cartoondibujos mpl animados

animated

[ˈænɪmeɪtɪd] adj
(= lively) [person] → animé(e); [conversation, discussion] → animé(e)
to become animated [person] → s'animer; [conversation, discussion] → s'animer
[film, cartoon] → animé(e); [character] → d'animation

animated

adj
(= lively)lebhaft, rege; discussion, talklebhaft, angeregt
(Film) animated cartoon/filmZeichentrickfilm m

animated

[ˈænɪmeɪtɪd] adjanimato/a
to become animated → animarsi

animate

(ˈӕnimeit) verb
to make lively. Joy animated his face.
(-mət) adjective
living.
ˈanimated (-mei-) adjective
1. lively. An animated discussion.
2. made to move as if alive. animated dolls/cartoons.
ˌaniˈmation noun
References in classic literature ?
The poetry of the Anglo-Saxons, after their civilisation and conversion, was of a different and softer character; but in the circumstances of Ulrica, she may be not unnaturally supposed to return to the wild strains which animated her forefathers during the time of Paganism and untamed ferocity.
Animated with these succours, he marched out of his trenches to enter those of the Portuguese, who received him with the utmost bravery, destroyed prodigious numbers of his men, and made many sallies with great vigour, but losing every day some of their small troops, and most of their officers being killed, it was easy to surround and force them.
In the foreground near a pond and a group of white beeches is leading a footpath animated by travelers.
Thus property is as an instrument to living; an estate is a multitude of instruments; so a slave is an animated instrument, but every one that can minister of himself is more valuable than any other instrument; for if every instrument, at command, or from a preconception of its master's will, could accomplish its work (as the story goes of the statues of Daedalus; or what the poet tells us of the tripods of Vulcan, "that they moved of their own accord into the assembly of the gods "), the shuttle would then weave, and the lyre play of itself; nor would the architect want servants, or the [1254a] master slaves.
and also the strange experiences of the highly magnified Woggle-Bug, Jack Pumpkin-head, the Animated Saw-Horse and the Gump; the story being
This building appeared to be the head-quarters of the valley, where all flying rumours concentrated; and to have seen it filled with a crowd of the natives, all males, conversing in animated clusters, while multitudes were continually coming and going, one would have thought it a kind of savage Exchange, where the rise and fall of Polynesian Stock was discussed.
He asked about mutual acquaintances, and she became still more animated and chattered away giving him greetings from various people and retailing the town gossip.
He was sufficiently absorbed not to notice the approach of a dark-eyed, animated German who came up to him and placing a hand on his shoulder, said with a strong accent, "Come here, quick
She had no desire to sleep or to retire; nor did she feel like going over to sit with the Ratignolles, or to join Madame Lebrun and a group whose animated voices reached her as they sat in conversation before the house.
While trying to keep herself alive, their visitor, who had at first approached her with as animated a countenance as ever, was wisely and kindly keeping his eyes away, and giving her time to recover, while he devoted himself entirely to her mother, addressing her, and attending to her with the utmost politeness and propriety, at the same time with a degree of friendliness, of interest at least, which was making his manner perfect.
To follow that way is an initiation, by which they will become able to distinguish, in art, speech, feeling, manners, in men and life generally, what is genuine, animated, and expressive from what is only conventional and derivative, and therefore inexpressive.
Slowly, very slowly, as these visions of the past animated his lethargic memory, he came to recognize them.