Vapid vs Inanimate - What's the difference?

vapid | inanimate |


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 .

vapid

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Lifeless, dull or banal.
  • * 1857 , , Volume the Second, page 30 (ISBN 1857150570)
  • Then there was a little more trite conversation between Mr. Arabin and Mr. Harding; trite, and hard, and vapid , and senseless.
  • Tasteless, bland, or insipid.
  • Derived terms

    * vapidity * vapidly * vapidness

    Synonyms

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    inanimate

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Lacking the quality or ability of motion; as an inanimate object .
  • Not being, and never having been alive.
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  • , year=1818 , author=Mary Shelley , title=Frankenstein , chapter=5 citation , passage=I had worked hard for nearly two years, for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body.}}
  • (grammar) Not animate.
  • Antonyms

    * (grammar) animate

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something that is not alive.
  • Verb

    (inanimat)
  • (obsolete) To animate.
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