Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To deprive of life; kill.
- To dishearten; discourage.
- Inanimate; lifeless.
- Spiritless; disheartened; depressed in spirits.
- adj. Lifeless, not or no longer living, dead.
- adj. Spiritless, dispirited, disheartened, not lively.
- v. obsolete, transitive To deprive of animation or of life.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. rare Lifeless; dead.
- adj. rare Destitute of animation; spiritless; disheartened.
- v. obsolete To deprive of animation or of life.
- adj. deprived of life; no longer living
- See ex- and Latin animus soul, life. (Wiktionary)
“She has been exanimate for nearly four days, in bed for a solid two.”
“Just so you know, the word can be used as in Wikipedia and WormmonABC are both exanimate.”
“Except for our house or the fence, there is nothing it could possibly have fallen on, nor was it heavy enough being both exanimate and hollow to damage anything it did fall on.”
“I do understand that keeping things clean might be the best step at all. :p current mood: exanimate 17 comments |comment on this”
“Gakked from colorwheel in this post in which I acknowlege the debunking but still express some pissed-offness at Pullman, In any case, Pullman defends the film and accuses the Times of spreading nastiness. mood: exanimate music: okay not really exanimate but I wanted this mood icon”
“Isn't. mood: exanimate music: Beatles - Dear Prudence”
“The prisons, which had hitherto been avoided as endangering all who approached them, were soon visited with less apprehension; and friendship or affection, no longer exanimate by terror, solicited, though still with trepidation, the release of those for whom they were interested.”
A Residence in France During the Years 1792, 1793, 1794 and 1795, Complete Described in a Series of Letters from an English Lady: with General and Incidental Remarks on the French Character and Manners
“All the elements of the story center around these dusky chambers: the ancestral curse upon the founder, the treasure hidden in some forgotten cranny, the faded old brother and sister who when they try to escape are drawn irresistibly back, even the antique and hereditary flowers in the garden and the almost exanimate poultry whose queer, rusty, withered aspect parallels somewhat over-significantly the appearance of their human owners.”
“At her side the girl gazed curiously at the exanimate form.”
“The frozen lash was soon severed and the two exanimate bodies lifted in eager hands.”
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