exanimate


ex·an·i·mate

adjective \eg-ˈza-nə-mət\

Definition of EXANIMATE

1
:  lacking animation :  spiritless
2
:  being or appearing lifeless

Origin of EXANIMATE

Latin exanimatus, past participle of exanimare to deprive of life or spirit, from ex- + anima breath, soul — more at animate
First Known Use: circa 1534

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