Example sentences for: inanimate

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

  • Still life--the portrayal of familiar inanimate objects--is, as the name suggests, a paradoxical genre.

  • That's when she drops the article before some harmless inanimate object, lending it a kind of pseudohuman agency.

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

  • But in more formal standard English inanimate objects are now referred to by the neuter pronoun it , though in other Indo-European languages that I know grammatical gender lingers as a sort of ghost of animistic gender haunting all nouns.

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

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