Inanimate and Inactive


Inanimate adjective - Lacking animate awareness or sensation.

Inactive is a synonym for inanimate in property topic. In some cases you can use "Inactive" instead an adjective "Inanimate", when it comes to topics like passive, lifeless, not alive.

Nearby Word: inanimation


Inactive adjective - Slow to move or act.
Usage example: it's easiest to catch snakes early in the morning, while they're still cold and inactive

Inanimate is a synonym for inactive in passive topic. You can use "Inanimate" instead an adjective "Inactive".

Nearby Words: inactivity, inaction, inactively
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