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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·an·i·mate /(ˌ)ɪˈnænəmət/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·an·i·mate /(ˈ)ɪnˈænəmət/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·an·i·mate a.  Not animate; destitute of life or spirit; lifeless; dead; inactive; dull; as, stones and earth are inanimate substances.
    Grieving, if aught inanimate e'er grieves.   --Byron.
 Syn: -- Lifeless; dead; inert; inactive; dull; soulless; spiritless. See Lifeless.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·an·i·mate v. t.  To animate. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: belonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things;
             "the word `car' is inanimate" [ant: animate]
      2: not endowed with life; "the inorganic world is inanimate";
         "inanimate objects"; "dead stones" [syn: nonliving, dead]
         [ant: animate]
      3: appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible
         pulse; "an inanimate body"; "pulseless and dead" [syn: breathless,