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inanimate

 [in-an´ĭ-mat]
1. without life.
2. lacking in animation.

in·an·i·mate

(in-an'i-māt),
Not alive.
[L. in- neg. + anima, breath, soul]

in·an·i·mate

(in-an'i-măt)
Not alive.
[L. in- neg. + anima, breath, soul]
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Accordingly, 'life' in Inanimation can refer to human, animal, and amoebic life, and also to the life of a phrase in a text, of things or ideas, and finally of a birdsong archived within a squeezable plush beanbag bird.
It also had his failings: languor, inanimation and a lack of vigour.
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