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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
-d, in-an′im-āt, -ed, adj. without animation or life: dead: spiritless: dull.—ns. Inan′imateness, Inanimā′tion.
A word describing a class of objects that have different qualities to those associated with active living organisms.
Cars, houses and walls are examples of inanimate objects.
The numerical value of inanimate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of inanimate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Never fight an inanimate object.
The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him.
Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories - those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost.
Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories -- those that don't work, those that break down, and those that get lost.
The aim of sadism is to transform a man into a thng, something animate into something inanimate, since by complete and absolute control the living loses one essential quality of life-freedom.
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