Animated vs Historical - What's the difference?

animated | historical |


As adjectives the difference between animated and historical

is that animated is endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous while historical is pertaining to the history, to what happened in the past.

As a verb animated

is (animate).

As a noun historical is

a historical romance.

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;

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Verb

    (head)
  • (animate)
  • Anagrams

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    historical

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pertaining to the history, to what happened in the past.
  • Usage notes

    * * See the usage notes about (m) for more.

    Synonyms

    * historic

    Derived terms

    * ahistorical * art-historical

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A historical romance.
  • * 1999 , Anne K. Kaler, Rosemary E. Johnson-Kurek, Romantic Conventions , page 63:
  • However, as regular romance readers know, the romance novels that appear on the best-seller lists are not Harlequins at all, but rather historicals and contemporaries, which vary widely from the Harlequin pattern in style, plot, and character.