Definitions

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  • adj. Partly, but not truly or wholly, alive.

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ animate

Examples

  • "You three have been so intent upon our semianimate gentleman that you have completely overlooked your old mistress.

    Skinny Legs and All

  • The sword is semianimate, with a will of its own, is it not? "

    The Misenchanted Sword

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