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the condition of being alive or living
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|Noun||1.||animateness - the property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life|
physiological property - a property having to do with the functioning of the body
sentience - the readiness to perceive sensations; elementary or undifferentiated consciousness; "gave sentience to slugs and newts"- Richard Eberhart
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