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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]
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