inanimate


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completely lacking sensation or consciousness

Synonyms for inanimate

belonging to the class of nouns denoting nonliving things

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not endowed with life

appearing dead

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And there is a magical realism as he personifies inanimate objects who feel love and sorrow, who feel their own deaths when bombs fall down on them and fires engulf them.
Chast has no interest in holding onto these objects that bear the scars and traces of her parents' past, but she feels the tug of their history as well as her parents' proximity to the thingness of these "inanimate objects." What is truly significant is that when she shows the reader those mementos that she wants to keep, she once again swaps the medium from photography to cartooning.
However, in Descola's scheme also, animists can conceive of inanimate as well as animate things as living, and additionally as entities essentially similar to humans (2013:248), and in a similar vein, Viveiros de Castro (1998:472) has portrayed South American animism as entailing not only a 'perspectival' understanding of animals and plants as persons, or spiritualized subjective beings, but also a possible extension of this view to 'meteorological objects and artefacts'.
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If Prosthesis, Dorsality and Inanimation comprise a series, it is because they are linked by an insistence that ostensible 'simplicity' is always already technologically primed: 'What we call life begins as a rupture vis-a-vis itself, an interruption of inanimate by an animate that has somehow lain inert, or inanimate, within the inanimate' (p69).
Key words: Healthcare associated infections, Disinfectants, Inanimate surfaces, Minimum inhibitory concentration and Agar well diffusion.
"I have played quite a lot of inanimate objects and vegetables and pigeons and robots.
But while Christianity has obsessed over the future of humanity, it has neglected the ends for nonhuman animals, inanimate creatures, and angels.
A "born-digital novel"--those words describe Inanimate Alice, an award-winning transmedia storytelling project.
The organic and inorganic are mutually affective and not even the most inanimate of objects are truly lacking in animacy; as Chen points out, "the stakes of revisiting animacy are real and immediate, particularly as the coherence of 'the body' is continually contested" (7).
Such a reaction indicates that if it is natural to make a distinction between the animate and the inanimate or between the human and the non-human, the violation of such a distinction by language is familiar, far from arousing bafflement.
The authors conclude that context induces general beliefs about casual relationships in dynamic environments that generalize across animate as well as inanimate contexts.