Animal(a.) Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions.
Animal(a.) Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal passions or appetites.
Animal(a.) Consisting of the flesh of animals; as, animal food.
Animal(n.) An organized living being endowed with sensation and the power of voluntary motion, and also characterized by taking its food into an internal cavity or stomach for digestion; by giving carbonic acid to the air and taking oxygen in the process of respiration; and by increasing in motive power or active aggressive force with progress to maturity.
Animal(n.) One of the lower animals; a brute or beast, as distinguished from man; as, men and animals.
Animalism(n.) The state, activity, or enjoyment of animals; mere animal life without intellectual or moral qualities; sensuality.
Animality(n.) Animal existence or nature.
Animalization(n.) The act of animalizing; the giving of animal life, or endowing with animal properties.
Animalization(n.) Conversion into animal matter by the process of assimilation.
Animalize(v. t.) To endow with the properties of an animal; to represent in animal form.
Animalize(v. t.) To convert into animal matter by the processes of assimilation.
Animalize(v. t.) To render animal or sentient; to reduce to the state of a lower animal; to sensualize.
Animalized(imp. & p. p.) of Animalize
Animalizing(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Animalize
Animate(a.) Endowed with life; alive; living; animated; lively.
Animate(v. t.) To give natural life to; to make alive; to quicken; as, the soul animates the body.
Animate(v. t.) To give powers to, or to heighten the powers or effect of; as, to animate a lyre.
Animate(v. t.) To give spirit or vigor to; to stimulate or incite; to inspirit; to rouse; to enliven.
Animated(a.) Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
Animated(imp. & p. p.) of Animate
Animatedly(adv.) With animation.
Animating(a.) Causing animation; life-giving; inspiriting; rousing.
Animating(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Animate
Animation(n.) The act of animating, or giving life or spirit; the state of being animate or alive.
Animation(n.) The state of being lively, brisk, or full of spirit and vigor; vivacity; spiritedness; as, he recited the story with great animation.
Animative(a.) Having the power of giving life or spirit.
Animator(n.) One who, or that which, animates; an animater.
Anime(a.) Of a different tincture from the animal itself; -- said of the eyes of a rapacious animal.
Anime(n.) A resin exuding from a tropical American tree (Hymenaea courbaril), and much used by varnish makers.
Animism(n.) The doctrine, taught by Stahl, that the soul is the proper principle of life and development in the body.
Animism(n.) The belief that inanimate objects and the phenomena of nature are endowed with personal life or a living soul; also, in an extended sense, the belief in the existence of soul or spirit apart from matter.
Animous(a.) Full of spirit; hot; vehement; resolute.
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