Definition of animateness in English:

animateness

noun

  • 1rare The state or fact of being animate or animated. rare.

  • 2Grammar
    Grammar. = animacy.

    See also animacy

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Nathan Bailey (d. 1742), lexicographer and schoolmaster. From animate + -ness.

Pronunciation

animateness

/ˈanɪmətnəs/