Definition of Animateness

1. Noun. The property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life.

Exact synonyms: Aliveness, Liveness
Generic synonyms: Physiological Property
Specialized synonyms: Animation, Vitality, Sentience
Attributes: Animate, Inanimate, Non-living, Nonliving
Derivative terms: Alive, Alive, Alive, Animate, Animate, Live
Antonyms: Inanimateness



Definition of Animateness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being animate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Animateness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Animateness

animalness
animals
animanga
animas
animastic
animat
animate
animate being
animate thing
animated
animated cartoon
animated cartoons
animated oat
animatedly
animately
animateness (current term)
animatenesses
animater
animaters
animates
animatic
animatics
animating
animatingly
animation
animations
animatism
animatisms
animatist
animatistic

Literary usage of Animateness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lectures on the English Comic Writers by William Hazlitt (1845)
"Crabbe's poetry is like a museum, or curiosity-shop: everything has the same posthumous appearance, the same in- animateness and identity of character. ..."

2. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1872)
"... root imbibes the identity of Object and Being, its self-consciousness is only an increase of animateness, but not a differentiation of it into Person. ..."

3. Industrial Government by John Rogers Commons (1921)
"... of workers has scientific management come to recognize the animateness of labor. It conceded then that the laborer should be treated as a human being; ..."

4. The Royal Phraseological English-French, French-English Dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1845)
"... animateness, *. vie,/. ; vitalité,/. ANIMATING, f. An animating scene, scène gaie. ANIMATION, s. animation,/. ANIMATIVE, m//, vivifiant, e. ..."

5. Lectures on the English Poets by William Hazlitt (1849)
"Crabbe's poetry is like a museum, or curiosity-shop: everything has the same posthumous appearance, the same in- animateness and identity of character. ..."

6. The Immortal Life by John Weiss (1880)
"... root imbibes the identity of Object and Being, its self-consciousness is only an increase of animateness, but not a differentiation of it into Person. ..."

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