Inanimate is a related term of doltish.
As adjectives the difference between inanimate and doltish
is that inanimate
is lacking the quality or ability of motion; as an inanimate object
is like a dolt; dull in intellect; stupid.
As a noun inanimate
is something that is not alive.
As a verb inanimate
is (obsolete) to animate .
Lacking the quality or ability of motion; as an inanimate object .
Not being, and never having been alive.
, author=Mary Shelley
, passage=I had worked hard for nearly two years, for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate
(grammar) Not animate.
* (grammar) animate
Something that is not alive.
(obsolete) To animate.
- (John Donne)
Like a dolt; dull in intellect; stupid.
* (Herman Melville), Moby-Dick
- Take off thine eye! more intolerable than fiends' glarings is a doltish stare!
* See also