Inorganic vs Lifeless - What's the difference?

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Inorganic is a related term of lifeless.


As adjectives the difference between inorganic and lifeless

is that inorganic is (chemistry) relating to a compound that does not contain carbon while lifeless is inanimate; having no life.

As a noun inorganic

is (chemistry) an inorganic compound.

inorganic

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (chemistry) relating to a compound that does not contain carbon
  • (by extension) that does not originate in a living organism
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chemistry) An inorganic compound
  • See also

    * organic

    lifeless

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • inanimate; having no life
  • dead; having lost life
  • uninhabited, or incapable of supporting life
  • dull or lacking vitality
  • departed
  • Derived terms

    * lifelessness