1. [ noun ] (photography,film) the making of animated cartoons
Related terms: filming
2. [ noun ] the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
Synonyms: vivifying invigoration vivification
Related terms: energizing inspire enliven invigorate
3. [ noun ] quality of being active or spirited or vigorous
Synonyms: brio invigoration vivification spiritedness
Related terms: activeness liveliness chirpiness vivify invigorate spirited spiritless
4. [ noun ] (biology) the property of being able to survive and grow
Synonyms: vitality

"the vitality of a seed"

Related terms: animateness dead alive
5. [ noun ] the condition of living or the state of being alive
Synonyms: life living aliveness

"while there's life there's hope" "life depends on many chemical and physical processes"

Related terms: being survival eternal_life skin be dead alive
6. [ noun ] general activity and motion
Synonyms: liveliness
Related terms: activity
Similar spelling:   animating