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- (US) IPA: /ˈæn.ə.meɪ.tɪd/ or /-tɛd/
- Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous. Typically used in an animated discussion.
- See also Wikisaurus:animated
endowed with life
- Simple past tense and past participle of animate.