Definitions

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  • adj. Inanimate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not animated; not possessed of life. Not enlivened; not having spirit; dull; inanimate.

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

  • adj. not animated or enlivened; dull

Etymologies

un- +‎ animated (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Does your cat live her life with Zenlike awareness or is she just a pleasantly-packaged pet with mechanical eyes set in an unanimated, furry face?

    Carolyn Bucior: Fur Will Fly at First Scientific Conference on Animal Consciousness

  • It was probably the most unanimated crowd we had ever performed for, but there was good energy that day.

    Fallin’ Up

  •  I sitt unanimated, holding the hands of my bleeding words

    I will bury you.

  • In the f.g. are Zan, Zu , Doc and Caveel; in the b.g., along with all the biotech stuff, a number of DROID blanks, i.e., bodies that are as yet unanimated, kind of like empty slates, waiting to be imprinted.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • Like it did recently after he bounced off a gigantic bed at a seaside hotel in California as I stood watching, my feet two unanimated slabs of flesh in magnetic shoes on a steel floor.

    Ted Goeglein: I Wanted My Money Back

  • Annan had just had shoulder surgery, his arm was in a sling, and he seemed very unanimated, perhaps due to his medication.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • Much more lively and affecting, says he, must be the style of those who write in the height of a present distress than the dry, narrative, unanimated style of a person relating difficulties surmounted, can be.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • No human institution/puppet is unanimated by the hand of thought.

    Do we think about what we think about before we think about it?

  • When the lowest life forms emerged from unanimated matter, that matter already had within it an involved capacity to develop into an animated life form.

    The Process of Creation, Involution, and Evolution

  • Narration in dramatick poetry is, naturally tedious, as it is unanimated and inactive, and obstructs the progress of the action; it should therefore always be rapid, and enlivened by frequent interruption.

    Preface to Shakespeare

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