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Inanimate


INAN'IMATE, verb transitive [infra.] To animate. [Little Used.]

INAN'IMATE, adjective [Latin inanimatus; in and animo, animatus.]

1. Destitute of animal life. Plants, stones and earth are inanimate substances; a corpse is an inanimate body.

2. Destitute of animation or life.