One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Lacking excitement or vitality; dull.‘his unanimated rhetorical style’‘he was very dry and unanimated’
uninteresting, dull, boring, tedious, monotonous, dry, drab, dreary, wearisomeView synonyms
- ‘Anglican sermons were often unanimated moral discourses.’
- ‘A very unanimated worker stands at the cash register smoking a cigarette.’
- ‘The total absence of cattle from the fields, gives a dull and unanimated air to a French landscape.’
- ‘Her voice was unanimated and toneless.’
- ‘Glasgow could never be accused of being unanimated.’
2(of an image) not moving; still.‘the backgrounds are simple, unanimated, and monochrome’
- ‘It was my first unanimated movie, and all the way home my parents laughed at what I must have been thinking.’
- ‘He added that the film was destined to become an unanimated classic, high praise which visibly humbled the director.’
- ‘Without the programmer, a video game would simply be a collection of unanimated characters and backgrounds, a script, and a few tracks of music.’
- ‘The creators pulled the plug on the show during production, resulting in an episode made up of full color unanimated stills.’
- ‘I'm not a fan of unanimated scenes as it makes the game seem half completed.’
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