an·i·mat·ed /-ˌmetəd/ 形容詞
An·i·mate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Animated; p. pr. & vb. n. Animating.]
1. To give natural life to; to make alive; to quicken; as, the soul animates the body.
2. To give powers to, or to heighten the powers or effect of; as, to animate a lyre.
3. To give spirit or vigor to; to stimulate or incite; to inspirit; to rouse; to enliven.
The more to animate the people, he stood on high . . . and cried unto them with a loud voice. --Knolles.
Syn: -- To enliven; inspirit; stimulate; exhilarate; inspire; instigate; rouse; urge; cheer; prompt; incite; quicken; gladden.
An·i·ma·ted a. Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous. “Animated sounds.” --Pope. “Animated bust.” --Gray. “Animated descriptions.” --Lewis.
adj 1: having life or vigor or spirit; "an animated and expressive
face"; "animated conversation"; "became very animated
when he heard the good news" [syn: alive] [ant: unanimated]
2: made to appear to move as living creatures do; "an animated
cartoon"; "animated puppets"