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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Not having life.

Usage examples (6)
  • Twice they stiffened into inanimateness as others tramped into the open.
  • The monads completely fill the world; there is never and nowhere a void, and never complete inanimateness and inertness.
  • In this inanimateness of nature, in this sad uniformity of plains of snow, in this desert of fields and woods, such sadness, such distress was evident, that the heart of...
  • There is no pause, no meagreness, no inanimateness, but a flow, a redundance and volubility like that of a stream or of a rolling-stone. for more
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