Inanimate and Motionless


Inanimate adjective - Lacking animate awareness or sensation.

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

Nearby Word: inanimation


Motionless adjective - Not in physical motion.

Inanimate is a synonym for motionless in calm topic. You can use "Inanimate" instead an adjective "Motionless", if it concerns topics such as still, unmoving.

Nearby Words: motion, motioning
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