- nounthe property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life• Ant: ↑inanimateness• Hypernyms: ↑physiological property
* * *nounsee animate I
* * *ˈanimateness ? Obs.—0‘The state of being animated.’ J.in Bailey; whence in Johnson.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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animateness — noun see animate I … New Collegiate Dictionary
animateness — noun The state or condition of being animate. See Also: animacy, animation … Wiktionary
animateness — an·i·mate·ness … English syllables
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