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in·an·i·mate

 (ĭn-ăn′ə-mĭt)
adj.
1. Not having the qualities associated with active, living organisms.
2. Not animated or energetic; dull.
3. Grammar Belonging to the class of nouns that stand for nonliving things: The word car is inanimate; the word dog is animate.

in·an′i·mate·ly adv.
in·an′i·mate·ness n.

inanimate

(ɪnˈænɪmɪt)
adj
1. lacking the qualities or features of living beings; not animate: inanimate objects.
2. lacking any sign of life or consciousness; appearing dead
3. lacking vitality; spiritless; dull
inˈanimately adv
inˈanimateness, inanimation n

in•an•i•mate

(ɪnˈæn ə mɪt)

adj.
1. not animate; lifeless.
2. spiritless; sluggish; dull.
3. (of a linguistic item) used with reference to objects, concepts, and beings regarded as lacking perception and volition (opposed to animate).
[1555–65; < Late Latin]
in•an′i•mate•ly, adv.
in•an′i•mate•ness, in•an`i•ma′tion (-ˈmeɪ ʃən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inanimate - belonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things; "the word `car' is inanimate"
linguistics - the scientific study of language
animate - belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings; "the word `dog' is animate"
2.inanimate - not endowed with life; "the inorganic world is inanimate"; "inanimate objects"
animate - endowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life; "we are animate beings"
3.inanimate - appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible pulse; "an inanimate body"; "pulseless and dead"
dead - no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"

inanimate

adjective lifeless, inert, dead, cold, extinct, defunct, inactive, soulless, quiescent, spiritless, insensate, insentient He thinks that inanimate objects have a life of their own.
living, active, alive, moving, lively, animate, alive and kicking, full of beans (informal)

inanimate

adjective
Completely lacking sensation or consciousness:
Translations
جامِد، لا حَياة فيه
neživý
død
dauîur, lífvana
negyvas
nedzīvs
cansız

inanimate

[ɪnˈænɪmɪt] ADJ [object] → inanimado

inanimate

[ɪnˈænɪmət] adjinanimé(e)

inanimate

adjleblos, tot; nature, worldunbelebt

inanimate

[ɪnˈænɪmɪt] adjinanimato/a

inanimate

(inˈӕnimət) adjective
not living. A rock is an inanimate object.

in·an·i·mate

a. inanimado-a, sin vida, falto de animación.
References in classic literature ?
'Here is the true description of her:--The ordinary English lady; the clear cold blue eyes, the fine rosy complexion, the inanimately polite manner, the large good-humoured mouth, the too plump cheeks and chin: these, and nothing more.'
Once they've been and gone, they remain inanimately as medals in a cupboard, pictures and reports online and in newspapers, or entries in historical journals and rolls of honour.
Their function is not limited to representing, describing, or simply referring to things, abstractions, and states of the world inanimately, as if they were taken from a dictionary.