Pronunciation: (in-an'u-mit), [key]
1. not animate; lifeless.
2. spiritless; sluggish; dull.
3. Ling.belonging to a syntactic category or having a semantic feature that is characteristic of words denoting objects, concepts, and beings regarded as lacking perception and volition (opposed to animate).
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