[eg-zan-uh-mit, -meyt, ek-san-] /ɛgˈzæn ə mɪt, -ˌmeɪt, ɛkˈsæn-/

inanimate or lifeless.
spiritless; disheartened.
/ɪɡˈzænɪmɪt; -ˌmeɪt/
(rare) lacking life; inanimate

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).


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