exanimate

[ eg-zan-uh-mit, -meyt, ek-san- ]SEE DEFINITION OF exanimate

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXANIMATE

So long as I do not exanimate you with my letters, I remain content.

Had it been downright misery she would have looked about her with less of her exanimate glassiness.

Thou shalt, when exanimate, be that which thou wert before thou wast animate.

The frozen lash was soon severed and the two exanimate bodies lifted in eager hands.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Latin exanimatus "lifeless, dead," past participle of exanimare "to deprive of air or breath; tire, fatigue; to deprive of life; to terrify," from ex- (see ex-) + animare (see animate).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EXANIMATE

undead

adjectiveno longer alive but animated by a supernatural force
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