exanimate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See ex- and Latin animus soul, life.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective
  • IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzænɪmɪt/
Verb
  • IPA(key): /ɪɡˈzænɪmeɪt/

Adjective[edit]

exanimate (comparative more exanimate, superlative most exanimate)

  1. Lifeless, not or no longer living, dead.
    • Spenser
      carcasses exanimate
  2. Spiritless, dispirited, disheartened, not lively.
    • Thomson
      Pale [] wretch, exanimate by love.

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Verb[edit]

exanimate (third-person singular simple present exanimates, present participle exanimating, simple past and past participle exanimated)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To deprive of animation or of life.

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References[edit]

  • exanimate in Paschal Aucher/Yarutʿiwn Awgerean, John Brand (1868), A Dictionary English and Armenian (second edition), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 275b

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

exanimāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of exanimō