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animation

 [an″ĭ-ma´shun]
the quality of being full of life.
suspended animation temporary suspension or cessation of the vital functions, with loss of consciousness.

an·i·ma·tion

(an'i-mā'shŭn),
1. The state of being alive.
2. Liveliness; high spirits.
[L. animo, pp. -atus, to make alive; anima, breath, soul]

animation

1 the state of being alive.
2 an ability to put into action a vivid appearance of life.

an·i·ma·tion

(an'i-mā'shŭn)
1. The state of being alive.
2. Liveliness; high spirits.
[L. animo, pp. -atus, to make alive; anima, breath, soul]
References in classic literature ?
The one person who could rouse his courage and animate his hope, was also the one person who must know nothing of what had passed between his sister and himself.
Hem believes that in the visible world there are void places-- vacua, and something more--holes, as it were, through which animate and inanimate objects may fall into the invisible world and be seen and heard no more.
And although for us of to-day the light of Carlyle as a prophet may be somewhat dimmed, we may still find, as a great man of his own day found, that the good his writings do us, is "not as philosophy to instruct, but as poetry to animate.
With this motive to animate her, she resolutely declined to take the offered chair, or to enter into the proposed conversation.