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animation

[an-uh-mey-shuhn]
noun
1.
animated quality; liveliness; vivacity; spirit: to talk with animation.
2.
an act or instance of animating or enlivening.
3.
the state or condition of being animated.
4.
the process of preparing animated cartoons.

Origin:
1590–1600; 1910–15 for def 4; (< Middle French) < Latin animātiōn- (stem of animātiō a bestowing of life). See animate, -ion

interanimation, noun
nonanimation, noun
overanimation, noun


1. vigor, energy; enthusiasm, ardor; exhilaration, sprightliness.


1. sluggishness.
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animation (ˌænɪˈmeɪʃən)
 
n
1.  liveliness; vivacity
2.  the condition of being alive
3.  a.  the techniques used in the production of animated cartoons
 b.  a variant of animated cartoon

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animation
1590s, "action of imparting life," from L. animationem (nom. animatio), noun of action from animatus, pp. of animare (see animate). Meaning "vitality" is from 1610s. Cinematographic sense is from 1912.
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animation an·i·ma·tion (ān'ə-mā'shən)
n.

  1. The state of being alive.

  2. Liveliness; high spirits.

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