Definition of inanimate:
- inactive (part of speech: adjective)
- non-living (part of speech: adjective)
- inert (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Boy Aviators in Africa", Captain Wilbur Lawton.
The most striking change produced in the appearance of inanimate objects by the acquisition of this faculty is that most of them become almost transparent, owing to the difference in wave- length of some of the vibrations to which the man has now become susceptible.- "Clairvoyance", Charles Webster Leadbeater.
So there again appeared the malice of inanimate things, for how else could one account for the plunging of that line, the entire length of the staircase, of splendidly framed pictures of loveliness, into the fiery depths, while the plain and unimportant one kept its place in calm security?- "Life on the Stage", Clara Morris.