Inanimate and Sensate


Inanimate adjective - Lacking animate awareness or sensation.
Usage example: “pathetic fallacy” is the literary term for the ascription of human feelings or motives to inanimate natural elements

Sensate is an antonym for inanimate.

Nearby Word: inanimation


Sensate adjective - Having physical sensation.

Inanimate is an antonym for sensate.
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