OTHER WORDS FROM inanimatein·an·i·mate·ly, adverbin·an·i·mate·ness, in·an·i·ma·tion [in-an-uh-mey-shuhn], /ɪnˌæn əˈmeɪ ʃən/, noun
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How to use inanimate in a sentence
I hate to personify an inanimate object, but I think we owe the sandwich a debt of gratitude.
Some biologists think of them as quasi-alive, while others refer to them as inanimate tiny particles or arrangements of matter.The Vast Viral World: What We Know (and Don’t Know) - Issue 99: Universality|Lauren E. Oakes|April 7, 2021|Nautilus
That perspective considers all forms of matter, both animate and inanimate.Is Life Special Just Because It’s Rare? - Issue 95: Escape|Alan Lightman|January 20, 2021|Nautilus
While inanimate matter doesn’t evolve like animate matter, inanimate matter does behave.Electrons May Very Well Be Conscious - Issue 94: Evolving|Tam Hunt|December 30, 2020|Nautilus
He sits in dark corners of the narrative, a bit inanimate, like a broken chair marring a finely furnished room.
But it is important to recall that even inanimate objects contain stories.How WWII Soldiers Saved Italy’s Art From the Nazis|Noah Charney|May 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She has been reduced to porter, to Sherpa, to something even less–some inanimate bit of set decoration.
“Thank God for my computer,” says the star, who often films personal “video diaries” with her inanimate friend.Six Things We Learned From the Beyoncé Documentary|Anna Klassen|February 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Firearms, after all, are inanimate objects, incapable of inflicting harm on their own initiative.Angry Gun-Control Debate Does Damage to Both the Right and the Left|Michael Medved|January 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And then the whole meaning—or the lack of meaning—of their inanimate lives was revealed to him.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
As the Mother of Sorrows she will weep over His inanimate body taken down from the cross.Mary, Help of Christians|Various
Imagine his agony at the sight of his mother,—pale, inanimate, and from time to time writhing under a convulsive chill.
How a human touch colors the inanimate world with the communicated warmth of its enchantment!The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
The homelessness of men, and even of inanimate vessels, cast away upon strange shores, came strongly in upon my mind.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson