Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun animation

6 senses of animation

Sense 1
animation, life, living, aliveness -- (the condition of living or the state of being alive; "while there's life there's hope"; "life depends on many chemical and physical processes")
       => being, beingness, existence -- (the state or fact of existing; "a point of view gradually coming into being"; "laws in existence for centuries")

Sense 2
animation, vitality -- (the property of being able to survive and grow; "the vitality of a seed")
       => animateness, aliveness, liveness -- (the property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life)

Sense 3
animation, spiritedness, invigoration, brio, vivification -- (quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous)
       => activeness, activity -- (the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age")

Sense 4
vivification, invigoration, animation -- (the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something)
       => energizing, activating, activation -- (the activity of causing to have energy and be active)

Sense 5
animation -- (the making of animated cartoons)
       => filming, cinematography, motion-picture photography -- (the act of making a film)

Sense 6
liveliness, animation -- (general activity and motion)
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

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