inanimate

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inanimate

[in′an·ə·mət]
(medicine)
Lacking consciousness or life.
(science and technology)
A lifeless object.
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Intelligibility, discipline, and control make the body a sort of inanimated set of (digital) things that has no will in itself--unless re-embodied in a living body whose will is potentially dangerous--and can be mobilised as de-individualised object for a number of reasons and goals pertaining to the political sphere.
Kostak, B.: 2001, Rock movement analysis of the monument of inanimated nature table hill-Szczeliniec Wielki.
"In all languages," Reid claims, "the second person of verbs, the pronoun of the second person, and the vocative case in nouns, are appropriated to the expression of social operations of mind, and could never have had place in language but for this purpose: nor is it a good argument against this observation, that, by a rhetorical figure, we sometimes address persons that are absent, or even inanimated [sic] beings, in the second person.