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

 an·i·mat·ed /-ˌmetəd/

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

 an·i·mat·ed /-ˌmetəd/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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"