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inanimate

  

      adj  
1    lacking the qualities or features of living beings; not animate  
inanimate objects     
2    lacking any sign of life or consciousness; appearing dead  
3    lacking vitality; spiritless; dull  
  inanimately      adv  
  inanimateness, inanimation      n  
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inanimate

  
  
cold, dead, defunct, extinct, inactive, inert, insensate, insentient, lifeless, quiescent, soulless, spiritless  
  
Antonyms     
   active, alive, alive and kicking, animate, full of beans     (informal)   lively, living, moving  

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