Vapid vs Inanimate - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between vapid and inanimate
is that vapid
is lifeless, dull or banal while inanimate
is lacking the quality or ability of motion; as an inanimate object
As a noun inanimate is
something that is not alive.
As a verb inanimate is
(obsolete) to animate .
Lifeless, dull or banal.
* 1857 , , Volume the Second, page 30 (ISBN 1857150570)
Tasteless, bland, or insipid.
- Then there was a little more trite conversation between Mr. Arabin and Mr. Harding; trite, and hard, and vapid , and senseless.
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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)