Inanimate and Nonliving


Inanimate adjective - Not endowed with life.
Usage example: inanimate objects

Nonliving is a synonym for inanimate. In some cases you can use "Nonliving" instead an adjective "Inanimate". popular alternative

Nearby Word: inanimation


Nonliving adjective - Not endowed with life.
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Synonyms for Nonliving

Inanimate is a synonym for nonliving. You can use "Inanimate" instead an adjective "Nonliving".

Both words in one sentence

  • Forgotten Realms: Portals with the Nonliving-Only modifier will only transport inanimate matter.
  • You Cannot Grasp the True Form Tohno Shiki of Tsukihime can see the 'death' of anything that has a flaw, but since human brains can't truly comprehend death as it applies to nonliving things, Shiki has to struggle to kill inanimate objects.
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Nonliving or Inanimate. 2016. Accessed June 05, 2023.
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