Example sentences for: inanimate

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

  • This force supposedly makes stars "self-organize" into galaxies, and inanimate molecules, into living cells.

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

  • As the American philosopher Quentin Smith has pointed out, "If God created the universe with the aim of making it animate, it is illogical that he would have created as its first state something whose natural evolution would lead with high probability only to inanimate states ." The only way God could have ensured the appearance of creatures in his own image was by repeatedly intervening and making adjustments to steer the evolution of the world away from lifeless disaster.

  • --that, in the end, owes more to metaphysics (divining the essential natures of things as inanimate as software programs) than to reason.

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


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