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1. animation

noun. ['ˌænəˈmeɪʃən'] the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something.

Synonyms

  • activating
  • vivification
  • activation
  • invigoration

Antonyms

  • inelastic
  • recorded
  • dormant
  • uncharged

Etymology

  • animatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Animation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce animation?

Pronounce animation as ˌænəˈmeɪʃən.

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Sentences with animation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Decide what the animation will show, and break it down into steps or frames.

Quotes about animation


1. Animation is not the art of drawings that move but the art of movements that are drawn.
- Norman McLaren

2. I was a little shocked at how adult some of the humor was, because I was never that into animation before and when I watched 'Shrek' I really laughed out loud.
- Cheryl Hines

3. False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
- Richard Burton

2. animation

noun. ['ˌænəˈmeɪʃən'] the property of being able to survive and grow.

Synonyms

  • live
  • vitality
  • aliveness
  • liveness
  • dead
  • animateness

Antonyms

  • dead
  • alive
  • unreverberant
  • birth

Etymology

  • animatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

3. animation

noun. ['ˌænəˈmeɪʃən'] the condition of living or the state of being alive.

Synonyms

  • alive
  • live
  • life
  • beingness
  • survival
  • existence
  • life eternal
  • aliveness
  • being
  • eternal life
  • living
  • skin
  • dead

Antonyms

  • dead
  • nonexistence
  • alive
  • death

Etymology

  • animatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

4. animation

noun. ['ˌænəˈmeɪʃən'] general activity and motion.

Synonyms

  • activity

Antonyms

  • inanimate
  • unanimated

Etymology

  • animatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

5. animation

noun. ['ˌænəˈmeɪʃən'] the making of animated cartoons.

Synonyms

  • motion-picture photography
  • filming

Antonyms

  • nonexistent
  • extinct
  • dull

Etymology

  • animatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

6. animation

noun. ['ˌænəˈmeɪʃən'] quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous.

Synonyms

  • vivification
  • liveliness
  • life
  • brio
  • activity
  • chirpiness
  • spirit
  • sprightliness
  • spirited
  • activeness
  • invigoration
  • spiritless

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • spiritless
  • noncurrent
  • unloaded

Etymology

  • animatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)
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