HyperDic: animateness

English > 1 sense of the word animateness:
NOUNattributeanimateness, aliveness, livenessthe property of being animated
English > animateness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life.
Synonymsaliveness, liveness
Attributesanimateendowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life
inanimate, nonliving, non-livingnot endowed with life
Narroweranimation, vitalityThe property of being able to survive and grow
sentienceThe readiness to perceive sensations
Broaderphysiological propertyA property having to do with the functioning of the body
Oppositeinanimateness, lifelessnessnot having life
Adjectivesanimateendowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life
animateendowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness

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