The act of animating, or giving life or spirit.
* 1647 , , Christ Mysticall; or the blessed union of Christ and his Members'', as edited and reprinted in Josiah Pratt (editor), ''The Works of the Right Reverend Father in God, Joseph Hall, D.D. , Volume 8, C. Wittingham (1808),
* by the animation of the same soul quickening that whole frame.
(animation, in the sense of a cartoon) The technique of making inanimate objects or drawings appear to move in motion pictures or computer graphics.
The state of being lively, brisk, or full of spirit and vigor; vivacity; spiritedness
The condition of being animate or alive.
- He recited the story with great animation .
(linguistics) conversion from the inanimate to animate grammatical category
* 1992 , Samuel E. Martin, A Reference Grammar of Korean , page 291:
- Perhaps an inanimate thing supplies me, while I am speaking, with whatever I possess of animation .
- "The constraints are not so hard and fast that exceptional sentences do not occur. In particular animation and disanimation can temporarily suspend the system."
* (the act of breathing life into something ) vitalization, vivification, enlivenment
* (the state of being lively ) airiness, ardor, buoyancy, earnestness, energy, enthusiasm, liveliness, promptitude, spirit, sprightliness, vivacity
* (the condition of being alive ) life
* suspended animation
* Japanese: ) (borrowed)
Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
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