animateness
noun see animate I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • animateness — noun the property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life • Syn: ↑aliveness, ↑liveness • Ant: ↑inanimateness • Derivationally related forms: ↑live (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • animateness — noun The state or condition of being animate. See Also: animacy, animation …   Wiktionary

  • animateness — an·i·mate·ness …   English syllables

  • aliveness — noun 1. the condition of living or the state of being alive while there s life there s hope life depends on many chemical and physical processes • Syn: ↑animation, ↑life, ↑living • Derivationally related forms: ↑alive, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • liveness — noun the property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life • Syn: ↑animateness, ↑aliveness • Ant: ↑inanimateness (for: ↑animateness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gender — gender1 genderless, adj. /jen deuhr/, n. 1. Gram. a. (in many languages) a set of classes that together include all nouns, membership in a particular class being shown by the form of the noun itself or by the form or choice of words that modify,… …   Universalium

  • aliveness — n. 1. the condition of living or the state of being alive. Syn: animation, life, living [WordNet 1.5] 2. having animal life as distinguished from plant life. full of life Syn: animateness, liveness [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • liveness — n. The quality of having animal life as distinguished from plant life. Syn: animateness, aliveness. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • animate — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin animatus, past participle of animare to give life to, from anima breath, soul; akin to Old English ōthian to breathe, Latin animus spirit, Greek anemos wind, Sanskrit aniti he breathes Date: 15th …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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