Expeditious vs Animated - What's the difference?

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Expeditious is a related term of animated.


As adjectives the difference between expeditious and animated

is that expeditious is fast, prompt, speedy while animated is endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.

As a verb animated is

(animate).

expeditious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Fast, prompt, speedy.
  • * 1815 , , Emma , ch. 38,
  • Our coachman and horses are so extremely expeditious !—I believe we drive faster than any body.
  • (of a process or thing) Completed or done with efficiency and speed; facilitating speed.
  • * 1816 , , The Antiquary , vol. 1, ch. 7,
  • As they thus pressed forward, longing doubtless to exchange the easy curving line, which the sinuosities of the bay compelled them to adopt, for a straighter and more expeditious path, Sir Arthur observed a human figure on the beach.
  • * 1844 , , Barry Lyndon , ch. 14,
  • Now, there was a sort of rough-and-ready law in Ireland in those days, which was of great convenience to persons desirous of expeditious justice.

    animated

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again;

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    Verb

    (head)
  • (animate)
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