[an-uh-mey-shuh n] /ˌæn əˈmeɪ ʃən/
quality; liveliness; vivacity; spirit:
to talk with animation.
an act or instance of or enlivening.
the state or condition of being .
the process of preparing cartoons.
the condition of being alive
1590s, “action of imparting life,” from Latin animationem (nominative animatio) “an animating,” noun of action from past participle stem of animare (see animate (v.)). Meaning “vitality” is from 1610s. Cinematographic sense is from 1912.
animation an·i·ma·tion (ān’ə-mā’shən)
[non-uh-noh-ik, non-] /ˈnɒn əˈnoʊ ɪk, ˌnɒn-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. . /ˌnɒnəˈnəʊɪk/ noun 1. a colourless oily fatty acid with a rancid odour: used in making pharmaceuticals, lacquers, and plastics. Formula: CH3(CH2)7COOH Also called pelargonic acid
[an-tag-uh-nis-tik] /ænˌtæg əˈnɪs tɪk/ adjective 1. acting in opposition; opposing, especially mutually. 2. hostile; unfriendly. /ænˌtæɡəˈnɪstɪk/ adjective 1. in active opposition 2. mutually opposed adj. 1630s, from antagonist + -ic. Related: Antagonistical (1620s); antagonistically.
[uh-par-uh nt, uh-pair-] /əˈpær ənt, əˈpɛər-/ adjective 1. readily seen; exposed to sight; open to view; visible: The crack in the wall was readily apparent. 2. capable of being easily perceived or understood; plain or clear; obvious: The solution to the problem was apparent to all. 3. according to appearances, initial evidence, incomplete results, etc.; […]
[uh-peel] /əˈpil/ noun 1. an earnest request for aid, support, sympathy, mercy, etc.; entreaty; petition; plea. 2. a request or reference to some person or authority for a decision, corroboration, judgment, etc. 3. Law. 4. the power or ability to attract, interest, amuse, or stimulate the mind or emotions: The game has lost its appeal. […]