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Definitions and Synonyms of animation | Another word for animation | What is animation?

Definition 1: the making of animated cartoons - [noun denoting act]

(animation is a kind of ...) the act of making a film

Definition 2: general activity and motion - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for animation in the sense of this definition

(animation is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

Definition 3: the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for animation in the sense of this definition

(animation is a kind of ...) the activity of causing to have energy and be active

Definition 4: the property of being able to survive and grow - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where animation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the vitality of a seed

Synonyms for animation in the sense of this definition

(animation is a kind of ...) the property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life

(... are attributes of animation) possessing life

"the happiest person alive" "the nerve is alive" "doctors are working hard to keep him alive" "burned alive" "a live canary"

(... are attributes of animation) no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life

"the nerve is dead" "a dead pallor" "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"

Definition 5: quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for animation in the sense of this definition

(animation is a kind of ...) the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically

"the level of activity declines with age"

(... is a kind of animation ) cheerful and lively

(... is a kind of animation ) animation and energy in action or expression

"it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"

(... are attributes of animation) displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness

(... are attributes of animation) lacking ardor or vigor or energy

"a spiritless reply to criticism"

Definition 6: the condition of living or the state of being alive - [noun denoting state]

Samples where animation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • while there's life there's hope
  • life depends on many chemical and physical processes

Synonyms for animation in the sense of this definition

(animation is a kind of ...) the state or fact of existing

"a point of view gradually coming into being" "laws in existence for centuries" "he appeared on the face of the earth one day"

(... is a kind of animation ) life without beginning or end

(... is a kind of animation ) a person's skin regarded as their life

"he tried to save his skin"

(... is a kind of animation ) a state of surviving; remaining alive

(... are attributes of animation) possessing life

"the happiest person alive" "the nerve is alive" "doctors are working hard to keep him alive" "burned alive" "a live canary"

(... are attributes of animation) no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life

"the nerve is dead" "a dead pallor" "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"

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