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inanimate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of inanimate

  1. lacking animate awareness or sensation <“pathetic fallacy” is the literary term for the ascription of human feelings or motives to inanimate natural elements> Synonyms insensate, insensible, insentient, senseless, unfeelingRelated Words exanimate, lifeless; comatose, unconsciousNear Antonyms aware, cognizant, conscious; animated, lively, vibrantAntonyms animate, feeling, sensate, sensible, sensitive, sentient




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