Animate vs Fleshly - What's the difference?

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Animate is a related term of fleshly.

As a verb animate

is .

As an adjective fleshly is

corporeal or bodily.

As an adverb fleshly is

(obsolete) carnally; sexually.




(en adjective)
  • That which lives.
  • Possessing the quality or ability of motion.
  • Dynamic, energetic.
  • She is an engaging and animate speaker.
  • (grammar, of a noun or pronoun) Having a referent that includes a human or animal.
  • Nouns can be singular or plural, and one of two genders, animate or inanimate.
  • (grammar) Inflected to agree with an animate noun or pronoun.
  • Synonyms

    (synonyms) * (that lives) alive, live, living * (possessing the quality or ability of motion) * (dynamic) active, dynamic, energetic


    (antonyms) * (living) inanimate * (possessing the quality or ability of motion) fixed, immobile, static, stationary, still * (dynamic) static * (sense) inanimate


  • To impart motion or the appearance of motion to.
  • If we animate the model, we can see the complexity of the action.
  • To give spirit or vigour to; to stimulate or enliven; to inspirit.
  • * Knolles
  • The more to animate the people, he stood on high and cried unto them with a loud voice.


    * * English heteronyms ----




  • corporeal or bodily
  • * Denham
  • Fleshly bondage.
  • sensual; carnal; lascivious
  • * Bible, 1 Peter ii. 11
  • Abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.
  • worldly
  • * Bible, 2 Corinthians i. 12
  • Fleshly wisdom.
  • (obsolete) animal; not vegetable
  • (Dryden)


    (en adverb)
  • (obsolete) Carnally; sexually.
  • *:
  • *:Syr said Launcelot ye saye that that good kny?t is my sone That ou?test thow to knowe and no man better said the good man / For thow knewest the doughter of kyng Pelles flesshely / and on her thow begattest Galahad / And that was he that at the feest of Pentecost satte in the sege peryllous