Definitions for inanimateɪnˈæn ə mɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inanimate(adj)

    belonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things

    "the word `car' is inanimate"

  2. inanimate, nonliving, non-living(adj)

    not endowed with life

    "the inorganic world is inanimate"; "inanimate objects"

  3. breathless, inanimate, pulseless(adj)

    appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible pulse

    "an inanimate body"; "pulseless and dead"


  1. inanimate(Noun)

    Something that is not alive.

  2. inanimate(Adjective)

    Lacking the quality or ability of motion; as an inanimate object.

  3. inanimate(Adjective)

    Not being, and never having been alive.

  4. inanimate(Adjective)

    Not animate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inanimate(verb)

    to animate

  2. Inanimate(adj)

    not animate; destitute of life or spirit; lifeless; dead; inactive; dull; as, stones and earth are inanimate substances

  3. Origin: [Pref. in- in (or intensively) + animate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inanimate

    -d, in-an′im-āt, -ed, adj. without animation or life: dead: spiritless: dull.—ns. Inan′imateness, Inanimā′tion.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inanimate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inanimate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. P. J. O'Rourke:

    Never fight an inanimate object.

  2. David J. Gannon:

    I talk to inanimate objects all the time.

  3. dejan stojanovic:

    Nothing is inanimate; what is the rest is our interpretation.

  4. Russell Baker:

    The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him.

  5. Bruce Sterling, The Hacker Crackdown:

    Unlike human beings, computers possess the truly profound stupidity of the inanimate.

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