Definitions for inanimateɪnˈæn ə mɪt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word inanimate
belonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things
"the word `car' is inanimate"
inanimate, nonliving, non-living(adj)
not endowed with life
"the inorganic world is inanimate"; "inanimate objects"
breathless, inanimate, pulseless(adj)
appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible pulse
"an inanimate body"; "pulseless and dead"
Something that is not alive.
Lacking the quality or ability of motion; as an inanimate object.
Not being, and never having been alive.
not animate; destitute of life or spirit; lifeless; dead; inactive; dull; as, stones and earth are inanimate substances
Origin: [Pref. in- in (or intensively) + animate.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Never fight an inanimate object.
I talk to inanimate objects all the time.
Nothing is inanimate; what is the rest is our interpretation.
The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him.
Unlike human beings, computers possess the truly profound stupidity of the inanimate.
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