Animated vs Sportive - What's the difference?
Animated is a synonym of sportive.
As adjectives the difference between animated and sportive
is that animated
is endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous while sportive
is gay; frolicsome; merry.
As a verb animated
As a noun sportive is
Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
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* See also
gay; frolicsome; merry
Interested in sport.
Sporty, good at sport.
- Is it I / That drive thee from the sportive court? — Shakespeare.
* 2012 , July 15. Richard Williams in Guardian Unlimited,
Tour de France 2012: Carpet tacks cannot force Bradley Wiggins off track
- Such incidents, part of the cherished mythology of the Tour's early years, are rare in modern cycling, although a 62-year-old local councillor was arrested and subsequently released after tacks had been scattered during the 2009 Etape Caledonia, a sportive held on closed roads in Scotland, causing countless punctures among the 3,500 riders.