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Meaning of EXANIMATE

Pronunciation:  ig'zanumit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  deprived of life; no longer living; "a lifeless body"
 

EXANIMATE is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: dead, lifeless
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ex*an"i*mate\, a. [L. exanimatus, p. p. of exanimare
    to deprive of life or spirit; ex out + anima air, breath,
    life, spirit.]
    1. Lifeless; dead. [R.] ``Carcasses exanimate.'' --Spenser.
    
    2. Destitute of animation; spiritless; disheartened. [R.]
       ``Pale . . . wretch, exanimate by love.'' --Thomson.
    
    
  2. \Ex*an"i*mate\, v. t.
    To deprive of animation or of life. [Obs.]
    
    
 

 

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