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inanimate

adjective

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lacking animate awareness or sensation
  • "pathetic fallacy" is the literary term for the ascription of human feelings or motives to inanimate natural elements

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The first known use of inanimate was in the 15th century

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“Inanimate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inanimate. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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