inanimate


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Inanimate \In*an"i*mate\, v. t. [Pref. in- in (or intensively) +
   animate.]
   To animate. [Obs.] --Donne.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Inanimate \In*an"i*mate\, a. [L. inanimatus; pref. in- not +
   animatus animate.]
   Not animate; destitute of life or spirit; lifeless; dead;
   inactive; dull; as, stones and earth are inanimate
   substances.
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         Grieving, if aught inanimate e'er grieves. --Byron.

   Syn: Lifeless; dead; inert; inactive; dull; soulless;
        spiritless. See Lifeless.
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