Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Lifeless, not or no longer living, dead.
  • adj. Spiritless, dispirited, disheartened, not lively.
  • v. To deprive of animation or of life.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Lifeless; dead.
  • adj. Destitute of animation; spiritless; disheartened.
  • transitive v. To deprive of animation or of life.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To deprive of life; kill.
  • To dishearten; discourage.
  • Inanimate; lifeless.
  • Spiritless; disheartened; depressed in spirits.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. deprived of life; no longer living

Etymologies

See ex- and Latin animus soul, life. (Wiktionary)

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