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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But beyond that, he also wishes to return to a previous state of inanimateness, of perfection in death or nonexistence.
While use of masculine and feminine nouns is common in many languages other than English, the notification of conditions of edibility, dangerousness, proximity and inanimateness add great suppleness of meaning in Jirrbal and Girramay.