Example sentences for: inanimate

How can you use “inanimate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In a recent letter in Nature, “Lexical organization of nouns and verbs in the brain,” Alfonso Caramazza and Argye E. Hills reported on patients' relative ability to control specific semantic categories, such as abstract vs. concrete words, animate vs. inanimate, etc., based on the dysfunction of a part of the brain.

  • Malick's conception of consciousness distributes it among the animate and inanimate alike; almost every object is held up for rapturous contemplation.

  • Unfortunately, we don't have a clue how a tricorder might work, since life forms don't seem to have any observable property that distinguishes them from inanimate matter.

  • They were animists who revered the spirits they believed to be in the living things and inanimate objects around them.

  • The time has come, as it does to all entities, animate and inanimate, to say goodby.


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